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Encyclopedia of Islands

Islands have captured the imagination of scientists and the public for centuries—unique and rare...

Extreme Heritage Management: The Practices and Policies of Densely Populated Islands

Extreme Heritage Management

The Practices and Policies of Densely Populated Islands


Conflicting and competing claims over the actual and imagined use of land and seascapes are...

Islandology: Geography, Rhetoric, Politics


Geography, Rhetoric, Politics


A fast-paced, fact-filled comparative essay in critical topography and cultural geography that cuts...

Mediterranean Island Landscapes: Natural and Cultural Approaches

Mediterranean Island Landscapes

Natural and Cultural Approaches


The book focuses on Mediterranean island landscapes and examines their biotic ecological, physical,...

Vegetation Ecology of Socotra

This book gives a detailed insight into the plant ecology of Socotra, designated as a Biosphere...

Islands: From Atlantis to Zanzibar


From Atlantis to Zanzibar


When Lost ’s Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 crashed, the survivors found themselves on a seemingly...

Islands: Nature and Culture


Nature and Culture


From Charles Darwin’s enlightening voyage to the Galapagos Islands to moat-encased prisons...

Small Island States in the Pacific: the Tyranny of Distance

This paper seeks to document key characteristics of small island states in the Pacific. It restricts...

Coming to Pass: Florida's Coastal Islands in a Gulf of Change

Coming to Pass

Florida's Coastal Islands in a Gulf of Change


Coming to Pass tells the story of a little-developed necklace of northern Gulf Coast islands. Both a...