History of Military Cartography: 5th International Symposium by Elri Liebenberg, Imre Josef Demhardt, Soetkin Vervust

By Elri Liebenberg, Imre Josef Demhardt, Soetkin Vervust

This quantity gathers 19 papers first awarded on the fifth foreign Symposium of the ICA fee at the background of Cartography, which came about on the collage of Ghent, Belgium on 2-5 December 2014. the general convention subject matter was once 'Cartography in occasions of battle and Peace', yet choice was once given to papers facing the army cartography of the 1st global conflict (1914-1918). The papers are categorized by means of interval and nearby sub-theme, i.e. army Cartography from the 18th to the twentieth century; WW I Cartography in Belgium, vital Europe, etc.

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Atlas of the Gulf States by Philippe Cadène

By Philippe Cadène

The Arab Gulf States own greater than 1/2 the planet’s crude oil reserves, and their fuel reserves are gigantic. The transition from being condo economies to generating economies has triggered quick and important alterations, together with the inflow of overseas (Arab and Asian) handbook employees, and fantastic city improvement, relatively alongside the coast. This Atlas of the Gulf States includes greater than a hundred and fifty maps and graphs in accordance with fresh information. It bargains a survey of the background and financial and concrete improvement of the Gulf area. For Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Iran, this atlas bargains precise maps, plans and records for the suitable provinces in addition to an important towns. This Atlas is an up-to-date translation from the French variation (2011), with a extra vast bibliography and an index.

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Metropolitan Preoccupations: The Spatial Politics of by Alexander Vasudevan

By Alexander Vasudevan

During this, the 1st book-length examine of the cultural and political geography of squatting in Berlin, Alexander Vasudevan hyperlinks the standard practices of squatters within the urban to wider and enduring questions on the connection among house, tradition, and protest.

  • Focuses at the daily and makeshift practices of squatters of their try to exist past dominant strength family and redefine what it capacity to dwell within the city
  • Offers a clean serious viewpoint that builds on fresh debates in regards to the “right to town” and the position of grassroots activism within the making of different urbanisms
  • Examines the results of city squatting for the way we expect, examine and inhabit town as a domain of radical social transformation
  • Challenges latest scholarship at the New Left in Germany by means of constructing a serious geographical analyzing of the anti-authoritarian rebel and the advanced geographies of connection and unity that emerged in its wake
  • Draws on broad box paintings carried out in Berlin and in different places in Germany

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Frommer's Southeast Asia by Jason Armbrecht, Brian Calvert, Jen Lin-Liu, Jennifer

By Jason Armbrecht, Brian Calvert, Jen Lin-Liu, Jennifer Eveland

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Atmosphere: A Scientific History of Air, Weather, and by Michael Allaby

By Michael Allaby

Surroundings: a systematic historical past of Air, climate, and weather describes how scientists, starting in historic Greece, have slowly unraveled the chemical composition of air and the actual legislation that keep an eye on its habit. It tells of the device makers who invented the gear that allowed them to degree the country of the air, the balloonists who first explored the higher surroundings, and of the expansion in realizing of climate phenomena and their motives.

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The Political Ecology of Bananas: Contract Farming, by Lawrence S. Grossman

By Lawrence S. Grossman

This examine of banana agreement farming within the jap Caribbean explores the forces that form contract-farming firms everywhere—capital, the nation, and the surroundings. utilising the more and more renowned framework of political ecology, which highlights the dynamic linkages among political-economic forces and human-environment relationships, Lawrence Grossman offers a brand new viewpoint at the background and modern trajectory of the Windward Islands banana undefined. He finds in wealthy element the myriad affects of banana construction at the peasant workers of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Grossman demanding situations the normal knowledge on 3 interrelated matters crucial to agreement farming and political ecology. First, he analyzes the method of deskilling and the linked importance of keep watch over through capital and the nation over peasant hard work. moment, he investigates the affects of agreement farming for export on household meals construction and meals import dependency. And 3rd, he examines the customarily misunderstood challenge of pesticide misuse. Grossman's findings result in a reconsideration of broader debates in regards to the relevance of study on commercial restructuring and globalization for the research of agrarian swap. most vital, his paintings emphasizes that we needs to pay better awareness to the basic value of the "environmental rootedness" of agriculture in reports of political ecology and agreement farming.

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Cambridge IGCSE Geography by Paul Guinness

By Paul Guinness

Counseled via Cambridge foreign Examinations supply a key source on your scholars with this revised version for the up to date 2016 syllabus (0460). This ebook has been conscientiously ready to hide the whole curriculum for the newest Cambridge overseas Examinations IGCSE Geography syllabus. it's followed through a CD-ROM providing examine and revision help. - Covers the 3 geographical topics: inhabitants and cost, the common surroundings, and financial improvement - up to date case reviews from worldwide verify insurance of the entire required case reviews - Geographical talents and geographical investigations chapters supply perfect education for Papers 2 and three

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Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography by Jeremy W. Crampton, Stuart Elden

By Jeremy W. Crampton, Stuart Elden

Michel Foucault's paintings is wealthy with implications and insights relating spatiality, and has encouraged many geographers and social scientists to strengthen those principles of their personal learn. This booklet, the 1st to have interaction Foucault's geographies intimately from quite a lot of views, is framed round his discussions with the French geography magazine "Herodote" within the mid Seventies. the outlet of the e-book includes a few of Foucault's formerly untranslated paintings on questions of area, more than a few responses from French and English language commentators, and a newly translated essay via Claude Raffestin, a number one Swiss geographer. the remainder of the e-book offers especially commissioned essays which study the outstanding reception of Foucault's paintings in English and French language geography situate Foucault's venture traditionally and supply a chain of advancements of his paintings within the modern contexts of energy, biopolitics, governmentality and conflict. participants comprise a couple of key figures in social/spatial conception equivalent to David Harvey, Chris Philo, Sara turbines, Nigel Thrift, John Agnew, Thomas Flynn and Matthew Hannah. Written in an open and fascinating tone, the participants talk about simply what they locate necessary - and problematical - approximately Foucault's geographies. it is a publication that allows you to either shock and problem.

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Frommer's Ireland by Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

You’ll by no means fall into the vacationer traps should you go back and forth with Frommer’s. It’s like having a chum convey you round, taking you to the areas locals like top. Our specialist authors have already long gone far and wide you could move -- they’ve performed the legwork for you, and they’re now not afraid to inform it love it is, saving you time and cash. No different sequence deals candid reports of such a lot of resorts and eating places in all expense levels. each Frommer’s shuttle advisor is up to date, with distinct costs for every little thing, dozens of colour maps, and intriguing assurance of activities, purchasing, and nightlife. You’d be misplaced with no us!

thoroughly up to date each year (unlike lots of the competition), Frommer’s eire good points attractive colour photographs of the fishing villages, beach cliffs, and old fashioned kingdom pubs that watch for you. It’s a hugely own consultant that’s enjoyable to learn or even extra enjoyable to take advantage of at the highway. Our specialist writer deals insights into tips on how to notice the true eire. You’ll locate entire info on stunning small cities, common wonders, castles, literary landmarks, world-class golfing classes, mysterious historical ruins, and Dublin’s state of the art nightlife. You’ll even get a unfastened colour fold-out map, and an internet listing that makes trip-planning a snap!

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