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- Eye Books 2015; US$ 9.99
An updated edition including new color photographs and a new afterword looking back at the journeyAlastair Humphreys? around-the-world journey of 46,000 miles was an old-fashioned adventure: long, lonely, low-budget, and spontaneous. Cycling across five continents and sailing over the oceans, his ride took four years to complete, on a tiny budget... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95
The resurrection of former prisons as museums has caught the attention of tourists along with scholars interested in studying what is known as dark tourism. Unsurprisingly, due to their grim subject matter, prison museums tend to invert the "Disneyland" experience, becoming the antithesis of "the happiest place on earth." In Escape to Prison, the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
This Handbook compiles the state of the art of current research on sustainable consumption from the worlds leading experts in the field. The implementation of sustainable consumption presents one of the greatest challenges and opportunities we are faced with today. On the one hand, consumption is a wanted and necessary phenomenon important for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment.? The first focuses on the systemic bias in science in... more...
- ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 24.99
STEWART GORDON is a senior research scholar at the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan and author of eight books, both academic and trade, including When Asia Was the World. more...
- Greystone Books 2015; US$ 17.95
Part recovery narrative and part love story, interwoven with the latest research on the brain, Fallen describes the aftermath of a life-threatening brain and spinal cord injury. In 2008, Simon Paradis stepped backward on the scaffolding where he was doing construction work and fell two stories to the hard stone tile below. Landing on his back,... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2015; US$ 10.19
‘From the moment I watched a documentary of Chris Bonington and Tom Patey climb the perpendicular flanks of the Old Man of Hoy I knew that my life would not be complete until I had followed in their footholds. That was in 1983 when I was thirteen. Within months I was tackling my first crags and dreaming of standing atop Europe?s tallest sea stack... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
This book presents a selection of conference contributions from CARO?13 (Conference on Aerospace Robotics), which was held in Warsaw from July 1 to 3, 2013. It presents the most important and crucial problems of space automation in context of future exploration programs. These programs could involve such issues as space situational awareness program,... more...