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Soccertowns: Book 3

by Andres Varela & Carlos F Gonzalez Soccertowns LLC (November 25, 2014)

SoccerTowns is the story of a group of friends who travel and learn about the towns where soccer is played around the world. It starts in the United States and Canada and in the future it will go to many other...

Understanding The Earth

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 08, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...

The Visual Dictionary of Universe & Earth

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Universe and Earth takes the reader into a fascinating journey through cosmos to discover celestial bodies, astronomical observation equipment and astronautics, and then provides a complete...

The Visual World Atlas

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

An overview of the state of the world for understanding global issues Inside you will find: • more than 110 thematic maps, • more than 50 fact tables from world renown organizations, • more than 130 photographs,...

Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010: Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia

by Narangoa Li & Robert Cribb Columbia University Press (May 13, 2014)

Four hundred years ago, indigenous peoples occupied the vast region that today encompasses Korea, Manchuria, the Mongolian Plateau, and Eastern Siberia. Over time, these populations struggled to maintain autonomy...

The Measure of All Things

by Ken Alder Free Press (July 29, 2014)

In June 1792, amidst the chaos of the French Revolution, two intrepid astronomers set out in opposite directions on an extraordinary journey. Starting in Paris, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre would make his way...

Taxicab Geometry: An Adventure in Non-Euclidean Geometry

by Eugene F. Krause Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Fascinating, accessible introduction to unusual mathematical system in which distance is not measured by straight lines. Illustrated topics include applications to urban geography and comparisons to Euclidean...

Making Human Geography

by Kevin R. Cox The Guilford Press (December 17, 2013)

This book cogently examines how human geography has developed from a field with limited self-awareness regarding method and theory to the vibrant study of society and space that it is today. Kevin R. Cox provides...

Climate Change in Bangladesh: Confronting Impending Disasters

by Harun Rasid & Bimal Paul Lexington Books (November 26, 2013)

This book provides an essential interdisciplinary text on climate change and sea level rise in Bangladesh for undergraduate and graduate students of geography, environmental studies, sociology, anthropology,...

Troubled Geographies: A Spatial History of Religion and Society in Ireland

by Ian N. Gregory, Niall A. Cunningham, Paul S. Ell & Christopher D. Lloyd et al. Indiana University Press (December 27, 2013)

Ireland's landscape is marked by fault lines of religious, ethnic, and political identity that have shaped its troubled history. Troubled Geographies maps this history by detailing the patterns of change in...

The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship

by David J. Bodenhamer, John Corrigan & Trevor M. Harris Indiana University Press (June 10, 2010)

Geographic information systems (GIS) have spurred a renewed interest in the influence of geographical space on human behavior and cultural development. Ideally GIS enables humanities scholars to discover relationships...

Philosophy and Geography II: The Production of Public Space

by Jonathan M. Smith, Andrew Light, Mario Pascalev & Matthew Gorton et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 18, 1997)

Philosophers and geographers have converged on the topic of public space, fascinated and in many ways alarmed by fundamental changes in the way post-industrial societies produce space for public use, and in...

Landscapes in Music: Space, Place, and Time in the World's Great Music

by David B. Knight Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 26, 2006)

Using landscape as its unifying concept, this engaging book explores orchestral music that represents real and imagined physical and cultural spaces, natural forces, and humans and wildlife. Spanning continents...

Caribbean Geography: A Scholarly Bibliography

by Thomas A. Rumney Scarecrow Press (May 18, 2012)

The lands and waters of the Caribbean region have stimulated an extensive body of research and writing across the many fields of geography. This book collects, organizes, and presents as many of these scholarly...

Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit

by Joyce E. Chaplin Simon & Schuster (October 30, 2012)

In this first full history of around-the-world travel, Joyce E. Chaplin brilliantly tells the story of circumnavigation. Round About the Earth is a witty, erudite, and colorful account of the outrageous ambitions...

Geography for Nongeographers

by Frank R. Spellman Government Institutes (March 16, 2010)

This book introduces readers to the most important aspects of geography and how they affect us. It covers all areas of geography, from physical geography to climate and weather to human and cultural geography....

Canadian Geography: A Scholarly Bibliography

by Thomas A. Rumney Scarecrow Press (December 10, 2009)

This bibliography contains references to all known publications on the geographical studies of Canada, covering all types of geography. It is an essential resource for all researchers, students, teachers, and...

Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....

People, Plants, and Justice: The Politics of Nature Conservation

by Charles Zerner Columbia University Press (July 18, 2000)

In an era of market triumphalism, this book probes the social and environmental consequences of market-linked nature conservation schemes. Rather than supporting a new anti-market orthodoxy, Charles Zerner and...


by Lewis Dartnell Basic Books (May 14, 2019)

A New York Times-bestselling author explains how the physical world shaped the history of our species

When we talk about human history, we often focus on great leaders, population forces, and decisive wars. But...

Happy Hero

by Solitaire Townsend Unbound Digital (October 10, 2017)

What if saving the world was good for you? That’s my promise in The Happy Hero. That you can be happier and healthier simply by making a difference to the world around you. I call this formula ‘positive+action’,...

Planning Support Methods

by Richard E. Klosterman, Kerry Brooks, Joshua Drucker & Edward Feser et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 25, 2018)

Planning Support Methods offers a practical quantitative guide to the key concepts and methods of urban and regional planning. The authors apply and critically assess the most important underlying forecasting...

Sport Tourism Development

by Dr. James Higham Channel View Publications (April 17, 2018)

This book critically explores sport-related tourism drawing on the fields of sport management, the sociology of sport, consumer behaviour, sports marketing, economic, urban and sports geography, and tourism...

Placing Animals: An Introduction to the Geography of Human-Animal Relations

by Julie Urbanik Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 23, 2012)

Placing Animals is the first book to survey the ways in which animals have been studied in geography. It includes both a historical overview of the development of animal geography and an assessment of the field...

Principles of Geospatial Surveying

by Arthur L. Allan Whittles Publishing (April 28, 2017)

This important new book replaces the author's highly successful Practical Surveying and Computations and has been completely recast to accord with modern practices of geospatial surveying. Although much has...

Close Range Photogrammetry and Machine Vision

by K.B. Atkinson & J.G. Fryer Whittles Publishing (April 28, 2017)

Over the past decade, advances in this field have been rapid and we are now well into the era of digital photogrammetry. This book provides an authoritative account of the subject with chapters from acknowledged...

The Colonizer's Model of the World: Geographical Diffusionism and Eurocentric History

by J. M. Blaut The Guilford Press (July 22, 2012)

This influential book challenges one of the most pervasive and powerful beliefs of our time--that Europe rose to modernity and world dominance due to unique qualities of race, environment, culture, mind, or...

The American Environment Revisited

by Geoffrey L. Buckley & Yolonda Youngs Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 01, 2018)

This innovative book provides a dynamic—and often surprising—view of the range of environmental issues facing the United States today. A distinguished group of scholars examines the growing temporal, spatial,...

Mapping the Frontier

by Rufus Harvey Sargent & Jan Cigliano Hartman Down East Books (October 30, 2015)

Alaska in 1900 was unexplored frontier, a land where risk, danger, and ultimate adventure made teamwork essential. Maine native R. Harvey Sargent led the U. S. Geological Survey in Alaska for over three decades,...

Shrinking Cities: Effects on Urban Ecology and Challenges for Urban Development

by Marcel Langner & Wilfried Endlicher Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 15, 2014)

Cities in industrialised countries have grown over time, yet shrinkage of cities occurs in many regions. This process has many impacts on urban ecology, which can be observed on urban brownfield sites in particular....

The Kaiserslautern Borderland

by Jörg Zorbach Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 25, 2014)

The area around the German city of Kaiserslautern – or K-Town in American parlance – is home to approximately 50,000 Americans who live within the Kaiserslautern Military Community, the largest organized...

The New Politics of Global Academic Mobility and Migration

by Régis Machart & Fred Dervin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 02, 2014)

This book brings together recent research on Global Academic Mobility and Migration (GAMM) from a variety of perspectives and contexts. There is now a widespread consensus that most countries and world regions...

Privatisation of Planning Powers and Urban Infrastructure- Privatisierung von Planung und staedtischen Infrastrukturen

by Stephan Mitschang Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 23, 2014)

This book grew out of the sixth annual meeting of the Platform of Experts in Planning Law held in Lisbon in October 2012. The book’s chapters illustrate the evolution of this unique comparative land use planning...

The Social Side of Tourism: The Interface between Tourism, Society, and the Environment

by Michael Lück, Jan Velvin & Bernd Eisenstein Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 13, 2015)

The International Competence Network of Tourism Research and Education (ICNT) covers various areas of research. ICNT’s third book offers insights of tourism experts with a wide range of interest and expertise...

The Private Sector and the Marginalized Poor

by Christine Husmann Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 20, 2016)

The book examines the role that the private sector can play in reducing poverty and marginality in Ethiopia by providing improved agricultural inputs to marginalized poor farmers. By creating a marginality map...

International Perspectives on Destination Management and Tourist Experiences

by Jarmo Ritalahti, Alexander Scherer & Michael Lück Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (September 22, 2016)

The International Competence Network of Tourism Research and Education (ICNT) covers various areas of research. ICNT’s fourth book offers insights of tourism experts with a wide range of interest and expertise...

Of Empire and the City

by Maurizio Cinquegrani Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 11, 2014)

This book explores the cinematic representation of the city in British film from 1895 to 1914, featuring depictions of London, Glasgow, Dublin, Delhi and other British colonial cities. The author argues that...

Fabulous Ireland- «Ibernia Fabulosa»

by Eric Haywood Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 14, 2014)

According to Petrarch, the Father of the Renaissance, Ireland was almost as well known to the Italians as Italy itself. Visiting Ireland from the comfort of their armchairs, his followers thus knew for a fact...

Cartographies of Differences

by Ulrike M. Vieten & Gill Valentine Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 01, 2016)

This volume investigates the process of learning how to live with individual and group differences in the twenty-first century and examines the ambivalences of contemporary cosmopolitanism. Engaging with the...

The OSCE: Soft Security for a Hard World

by Roberto Dominguez Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 26, 2014)

This book explores why the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) remains a largely unknown entity as far as the general public are concerned, despite its significant day-to-day activity...

Borders, Mobilities and Migrations

by Lisa Anteby-Yemini, Virginie Baby-Collin & Sylvie Mazzella Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 08, 2014)

This book explores changes in the social, economic and political processes underpinning the mechanisms for the management of human mobility and cohabitation in the Mediterranean region, while suggesting comparisons...

Cross-Border Cooperation Structures in Europe

by Iva Miranda Pires & Luis Domínguez Castro Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (October 27, 2014)

Since its inception, one of the distinguishing features of the project of European integration has been the overcoming of internal borders. This aim has had one of the most remarkable outcomes in the history...

European and Asian Sustainable Towns

by Pascaline Gaborit Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 25, 2014)

In the face of growing needs and problems around urbanization, the sustainable development of cities does not lie only in technology, research and innovation. Sustainable local development also results from...

Rethinking East-Central Europe: family systems and co-residence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

by Mikolaj Szoltysek Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 29, 2015)

This book reconstructs fundamental aspects of family organization across historical Poland-Lithuania, one of the largest political entities in early modern Europe. Using a plethora of quantitative measurements...

A Different Place in the Making

by Yan Yuan Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 06, 2014)

The last three decades have seen dramatic changes in Chinese cities. While many tend to read these changes as the result of institutional reforms, macro planning, and top-down development, the author of this...

Linking up the Alps

by Cristina Del Biaggio Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 18, 2016)

The signing of the Convention on the protection of the Alps (Alpine Convention) by the Alpine States in 1991 heralded new practices and perspectives. This transnational project is intended to solve important...

Uprooting Urban America

by Horace R. Hall, Cynthia Cole Robinson & Amor Kohli Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 01, 2013)

Shifts in America’s socioeconomic geography have been documented since the 1960s, demonstrating the reversal of white flight and the reshaping of a nation, evidenced by the growing divide between underprivileged...

Sacred Matters, Stately Concerns

by John M. Thompson Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 01, 2014)

Politics and religion have been major forces throughout history, and they still are as anyone who pays attention to current events can see. Understandably, the relationship between religion and politics calls...

Exploring Globalization Opportunities and Challenges in Social Studies

by Lydiah Nganga, John Kambutu & William B. Russell Iii Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (September 16, 2013)

This book on global issues, trends, and practices is intended to serve primarily as an instructional and learning resource in social studies methods courses for preservice teachers. In addition, it is an effective...

The Creative City

by Alessia Usai Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 30, 2016)

This book focuses on the relationships between the creative city principles and the planning approach introduced by the European Landscape Convention in order to identify best practices for the development of...