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- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 21.99
In this important collection, eighteen renowned writers, including David Remnick, Zadie Smith, Rebecca Skloot, Rory Stewart, and Adam Gopnik evoke the spirit and history of some of the world?s most recognized and significant city squares, accompanied by illustrations from equally distinguished photographers. Over half of the world?s citizens now... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 53.95 US$ 46.76
This fully-revised comprehensive fourth edition covers the whole field of physical geography including climate and atmosphere, geomorphology, biogeography, hydrology, oceans, Quaternary, environmental change, soils, remote sensing and GIS. This new edition reflects developments in the discipline during the last decade, with the expert advisory group... more...
- Profile Books 2016; US$ 17.31
So far in the twenty-first century, the USA and its allies have invaded Afghanistan; Russia has waged war with Georgia; the brutal Islamic State (IS) has emerged in the Middle East; and a constant contest for precious minerals in Africa has provoked - and financed - war and carnage. Other conflicts are less bloody, but still dangerous - the nervous... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 29.95
Geopolitics is the study of how the projection of power (ideological, cultural, economic, or military) is effected and affected by the geographic and political landscape in which it operates. Despite the real world relevance of geopolitics, a common understanding of what classical geopolitics is and how it works still lies beyond the reach of both... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
Long regarded as an empty and inhospitable environment, the deep ocean is rapidly emerging as an ecological hot spot with a remarkable diversity of biological life. Yet, the world?s oceans are currently on a dangerous trajectory of decline, threatened by acidification, oil and gas drilling, overfishing, and, in the long term, deep-sea mining, bioprospecting,... more...
- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99
The definitive New York Times ?bestselling account: ?One of the most intriguing and thought-provoking books about shipwreck since A Night to Remember ? ( The Detroit News ). One of the largest, fastest, and most beautiful ships in the world, the Andrea Doria was on her way to New York from her home port in Genoa. Departing from the United... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99
Due to pressures on land for development, savannas are at the forefront of research and conservation concerns. Here, Peter A. Furley describes the range of ecosystems encompassed in the savanna landscape; their rich wildlife; their impact on humans and their evolution; and the approaches to their conservation and management. more...
- Bitingduck Press 2007; US$ 9.95
Inspired by a children's geography primer, The Arrow Book of States , Starkey?s Book of States was conceived in response as a contemporary poetic atlas. Written over the course of several years, the collection includes fifty poems evoking the landscape or mood of each of the fifty states. In poetry which is by turns wistful and sardonic, comic... more...
- World Bank Publications 2003; US$ 14.99
For decades, the prevailing sentiment was that since geography is unchangeable, there is no reason why public policies should take it into account. In fact, charges that geographic interpretations of development were deterministic, or even racist, made the subject a virtual taboo in academic and policymaking circles alike. Is Geography Destiny? Challenges... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Making Development Geography is a timely new book which introduces readers to the major themes and debates in development geography. It argues cogently that the field is engaged in an ongoing process of reinventing itself as critical development geography, and highlights issues such as identity, globalization, social movements and sexuality. Readers... more...