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- Wings Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Human beings are killing the planet and themselves in the process. Cecile Pineda asks a simple question: Why? An urgent reframing of current ecological thinking, Apology to a Whale addresses what the intersection of relative linguistics and archeology reveals about the present world?s power relations, and what the extraordinary communication of... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 28.95
In This is Our Land , environmental historian Cody Ferguson documents a little-noted but important change in the environmental movement, describing three representative grassroots groups?in Montana, Arizona, and Tennessee?whose stories show how quite ordinary citizens can band together to solve environmental problems. As they did, they redefined... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 120.00
Reflexive Cartography addresses the adaptation of cartography, including its digital forms (GIS, WebGIS, PPGIS), to the changing needs of society, and outlines the experimental context aimed at mapping a topological space. Using rigorous scientific analysis based on statement consistency, relevance of the proposals, and model accessibility, it charts... more...
- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99
In this lyrical and intimate tapestry of five stories dealing with life, loss, and survival in modern-day India, Meera Subramanian travels in search of the ordinary people and micro-enterprises redeeming India?s natural world. An engineer-turned-farmer brings organic food to Indian plates. Villagers revive a dead river. Well-intentioned cook stove... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95
GIS for Critical Infrastructure Protection highlights the GIS-based technologies that can be used to support critical infrastructure protection and emergency management. The book bridges the gap between theory and practice using real-world applications, real-world case studies, and the authors? real-world experience. Geared toward infrastructure... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 27.18
Canals hold a unique place in British culture, with associations of lazy summer afternoons, journeying through lush green countryside. But as Liz McIvor explains in the book to accompany her BBC series, the story of our canals is also the story of how modern Britain was born. It was the canals that helped open up the trade of the Industrial Revolution,... more...
- Cleis Press Start 2015; US$ 17.95
Cousineau?s wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly 100 countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker, travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader. For him, travel gives us what his mentor Joseph Campbell called “the key to the realm of the muses.? As author of the best-selling travel book The Art of Pilgrimage , Cousineau... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2015; US$ 11.16
Niederbayern ist eine der interessantesten Landschaften Mitteleuropas. Seit Urzeiten war die Region an der Donau Einfallstor für immer neue Völker, für zahllose technische und kulturelle Neuerungen aus dem Mittelmeerraum. Im Mittelalter erlebte das bayerische Unterland eine kulturelle Blüte, die ihresgleichen sucht und die Landschaft heute noch prägt.... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 31.81
Wie entstehen grenzüberschreitende Regionen und was charakterisiert sie? Am Beispiel der Großregion SaarLorLux untersuchen die aus Deutschland, Frankreich und Luxemburg stammenden Beiträger dieses Bandes die gesellschaftliche Praxis an EU-Binnengrenzen. Sie diskutieren die Praktiken von institutionellen Akteuren und von Grenzraumbewohnern in den Bereichen... more...