By L. Roberts
An interdisciplinary assortment exploring the practices and cultures of mapping within the arts, humanities and social sciences. It gains contributions from students in serious cartography, social anthropology, movie and cultural experiences, literary reports, paintings and visible tradition, advertising, museum reviews, structure, and renowned track reviews.
By John L. Seitz, Kristen A. Hite
Widely revised and up to date, the hot Fourth version of world concerns: An creation deals a special method of crucial environmental, financial, social, and political matters of contemporary existence.
• Revised and up to date to mirror the newest worldwide developments
• Examines an important environmental, fiscal, social, and political issues of contemporary life
• the one e-book of its variety to exploit the idea that of improvement to demonstrate how assorted international matters are interrelated
• features a new part on nuclear power
• bankruptcy containers research ways in which contributors could have a favorable influence at the matters tested in the text
• Key positive aspects contain a thesaurus of phrases; courses to extra studying, media, and web assets; and proposals for discussing and learning the cloth
By John Mohan
This sequence of essays at the kingdom of recent British politics examines Thatcherism and executive guidelines in terms of many topical matters, similar to exchange unionism, employment for girls, housing, racism, policing, industrialization, neighborhood govt and environmental matters.
By Tim Marshall
Within the bestselling culture of Why international locations Fail and The Revenge of Geography, an award-winning journalist makes use of ten maps of the most important areas to provide an explanation for the geo-political concepts of the area powers.
All leaders of countries are restricted through geography. Their offerings are constrained through mountains, rivers, seas, and urban. to appreciate global occasions, information enterprises and different gurus usually specialize in humans, rules, and political activities, yet with out geography, we by no means have the complete photo. Now, within the proper and well timed Prisoners of Geography, professional journalist Tim Marshall examines Russia, China, america, Latin the US, the center East, Africa, Europe, Japan and Korea, and Greenland and the Arctic—their climate, seas, mountains, rivers, deserts, and borders—to supply a context usually lacking from our political reportage: how the actual features of those international locations impact their strengths and vulnerabilities and the selections made by means of their leaders...
By Kyung Sik Woo, Young Kwan Sohn, Seok Hoon Yoon, Ung San Ahn, Andy Spate
This ebook offers with geological in addition to cultural, old, archaeological and organic points in Jeju worldwide Geopark. it's going to commence with creation of Jeju worldwide Geopark, geographic atmosphere, habitats, background, economic climate and tourism, administration, common geology and geosites, destiny geosites, different major historical past websites, economically sustainable tourism, schooling and promoting and administration plan.
By Douglas C. D. Pocock
This e-book introduces the start pupil to the main techniques, fabrics and instruments of the self-discipline of geography. whereas it provides geographic idea, as complete and for every of its components, the manager emphasis is on concrete research and instance instead of on abstraction, an procedure which has confirmed extra winning for undergraduate classes than people with a extra seriously theoretical bias. The textual content used to be commonly re-written for the 3rd variation, which improved its readability and effectiveness, with accelerated cartographic assurance.