Understanding Cultural Geography: Places and Traces

By Jon Anderson

This new and entire publication bargains a holistic advent to cultural geography. It integrates the vast variety of theories and practices of the self-discipline by means of arguing that the basic concentration of cultural geography is position. The publication builds an obtainable and fascinating configuration of this crucial thought via arguing that position might be understood as an ongoing composition of strains.

The e-book provides particular chapters outlining the background of cultural geography, sooner than and past illustration, in addition to the tools and methods of doing cultural geography. It investigates the areas and lines of company capitalism, nationalism, ethnicity, formative years tradition and where of the physique. all through those chapters case learn examples should be used to demonstrate how those locations are taken and made via specific cultures, examples comprise the liberty Tower in big apple urban, the Berlin Wall, the Gaza Strip, Banksy graffiti, and anti-capitalist protest activities. The e-book discusses the position of strength in cultural place-making, in addition to the moral dimensions of doing cultural geography.

Understanding Cultural Geography: locations and Traces deals a broad-based assessment of cultural geography, perfect for college students being brought to the self-discipline via both undergraduate or postgraduate measure classes. The publication outlines how the theoretical principles, empirical foci and methodological thoughts of cultural geography remove darkness from and make feel of the locations we inhabit and give a contribution to. it is a well timed synthesis that goals to include an unlimited wisdom starting place and via doing so it's going to additionally end up necessary for academics and lecturers alike.

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Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia

By John McCoy

The 1st re-creation due to the fact that 1989 of Geo-Data, previously edited by means of George Kurian, is a most excellent instance of what a reference booklet could be. Its objective is to supply the reader with the main special and complete description to be had of the actual geography of the nations of the realm. It achieves this function in an easy-to-use alphabetical association for the entire world's 207 international locations and dependencies. each one access starts with the most important evidence approximately that kingdom together with longest rivers and maximum mountains and different key records. All place-names and geographical beneficial properties similar to mountains and lakes were indexed within the most simply well-known models in their names.

Entries adhere to an analogous uncomplicated constitution with key proof by means of total geography and geology; then mountains and hills; inland waterways, coasts and oceans; weather and plants; human inhabitants; average assets; and at last additional readings. this data is superior by means of a reduction map of the rustic that's either transparent and straightforward to learn. extra beneficial properties of the quantity comprise an in depth index plus 19 tables of global scores and a thesaurus. The word list could be the weakest function, because it might have been extra huge.

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Tropical Forests (Biomes of the Earth)

By Michael Allaby

Introduces the ecosystems of the forests and explains the significance of wooded area layers, foodstuff chains, and extra. This e-book discusses approximately this surroundings - from geology to animal existence to conservation. It concludes through reading threats to those environments, together with clearing the parts for farmland, logging, slash-and-burn farming, and soil erosion.

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1000 Facts Planet Earth

By John Farndon, Belinda Gallagher, Lucy Dowling, Jo Brewer

This publication presents a wealthy resource of data with greatest influence and minimal muddle. precisely a thousand evidence are coated by means of a hundred themes, each one with 10 key issues that supply an easy yet memorable deal with at the topic. attention-grabbing details panels in addition to prolonged captions enlarge this quickly fireplace technique.

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How To Do Your Dissertation in Geography and Related Disciplines

By Tony Parsons, Peter G. Knight

This booklet presents undergraduates with a step by step advisor to effectively undertaking an self reliant examine undertaking or dissertation. The ebook addresses every one degree of the venture through answering the questions pupil is probably going to invite because the paintings progresses from opting for the topic sector and making plans the information assortment via to generating illustrations and writing the ultimate record. so much undergraduates in Geography and comparable disciplines are required to adopt person tasks as a part of their measure direction; this booklet is a resource of confident, functional advice.

This new third variation maintains the culture of pleasant, well-informed yet casual help, and maintains to target answering the explicit questions that scholars often ask at each one degree of the venture. the recent version brings the textual content thoroughly brand new by way of bearing in mind alterations in the self-discipline and alterations within the ways in which scholars paintings. New electronic media, social networking, cellular know-how, e-journals, anti-plagiarism software program, ethics approval principles and hazard checks are one of the matters that this re-creation takes into consideration. the recent version additionally broadens the book’s attraction via extending its insurance of the big variety of alternative techniques to Geographical study, with extended insurance of qualitative study, Geographic details platforms, and new techniques to analyze layout in either actual and human geographies

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Putting Science in Its Place: Geographies of Scientific Knowledge (science.culture)

By David N. Livingstone

We are acquainted with taking into account technological know-how and its findings as common. in spite of everything, one atom of carbon plus of oxygen yields carbon dioxide in Amazonia in addition to in Alaska; a scientist in Bombay can use a similar fabrics and methods to problem the paintings of a scientist in ny; and naturally the legislation of gravity observe world wide. Why, then, may still the areas the place technological know-how is finished subject in any respect? David N. Livingstone right here places that question to the try together with his interesting examine of ways technology bears the marks of its position of production.

Putting technological know-how in Its Place establishes the basic significance of geography in either the iteration and the intake of medical wisdom, utilizing old examples of the various locations the place technological know-how has been practiced. Livingstone first turns his recognition to a few of the categorical websites the place technology has been made—the laboratory, museum, and botanical backyard, to call the various extra traditional locales, but in addition locations just like the coffeehouse and cathedral, ship's deck and asylum, even the human physique itself. In every one case, he finds simply how the distance of inquiry has conditioned the investigations performed there. He then describes how, on a nearby scale, provincial cultures have formed medical pastime and the way, in flip, medical practices were instrumental in forming neighborhood identities. Widening his inquiry, Livingstone issues lightly to the elemental instability of clinical that means, in accordance with case stories of the way clinical theories were got in numerous locales. Putting technological know-how in Its Place powerfully concludes by way of reading the striking mobility of technological know-how and the doubtless easy manner it strikes round the globe.

From the reception of Darwin within the land of the Maori to the giraffe that walked from Marseilles to Paris, Livingstone indicates that position does topic, even on the planet of science.

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National Geographic [FR], Issue 186 (March 2015)

Le journal des grandes expéditions nationwide Geographic emmène chaque mois, ses lecteurs sur le chemin d’aventures uniques, avec un éventail de sujets qui va de l'archéologie aux civilisations anciennes, en passant par les merveilles de los angeles nature, l. a. faune, l. a. flore, mais aussi l’ethnographie. l. a. ardour et l’enthousiasme qui animent les journalists et photographes, connus et reconnus dans le monde entier, sont le moteur du journal.

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The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography (12th Edition)

For classes in Human Geography.

 

Strengthening readers’ connection to geography via energetic, discovery-based studying

Trusted for its timeliness, clarity, and sound pedagogy,  The Cultural panorama: An advent to Human Geography  emphasizes the relevance of geographic techniques to human demanding situations. the connection among globalization and variety is woven all through; Rubenstein addresses those topics with a transparent association and presentation that engages scholars and appeals to teachers.

 

The Twelfth Edition demanding situations readers to use geography instruments and strategies to their neighborhood environments, bridging the worldwide and the neighborhood, and getting scholars to have interaction with their neighborhood geography.New utilized actions and debate positive factors in addition to integration of BBC video clips into eText 2.0, extra strengthens readers’ ties to the geography throughout them.

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This name is additionally to be had with MasteringGeography–an on-line homework, instructional, and review application designed to paintings with this article to have interaction scholars and enhance effects. Interactive, self-paced tutorials supply individualized training to aid scholars remain on the right track. With a variety of actions on hand, scholars can actively study, comprehend, and hold even the main tricky concepts.

NOTE: You are paying for a standalone product; MasteringGeography doesn't come packaged with this content material. if you'd like to buy either the actual textual content and MasteringGeography seek for:

 

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Voyages and Discoveries: The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation

By Richard Hakluyt

Renaissance diplomat and part-time secret agent, William Hakluyt used to be additionally England's first critical geographer, amassing jointly a wealth of debts in regards to the wide-ranging travels and discoveries of the sixteenth-century English. one of many epics of this nice interval of growth, "The vital Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation" describes, within the phrases of the explorers themselves, an dazzling period during which the English grew speedily conscious of the sheer measurement and strangeness in their international. Mingling money owed of the trips of popular adventurers corresponding to Drake and Frobisher with descriptions by way of different explorers and investors to bare a kingdom commencing to dominate the seas, Hakluyt's nice paintings was once initially meant mostly to aid navigation and alternate. It additionally offers one of many first and maximum smooth photographs of the globe.

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