Geography

Mapping Cultures: Place, Practice, Performance by L. Roberts

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.

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Global Issues (4th Edition) by John L. Seitz, Kristen A. Hite

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

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything by Tim Marshall

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...

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Jeju Island Geopark - A Volcanic Wonder of Korea by Kyung Sik Woo, Young Kwan Sohn, Seok Hoon Yoon, Ung San Ahn,

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.

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Humanistic Geography and Literature by Douglas C. D. Pocock

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.

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