Geography

    Island in Imagination and Experience

    By Barry Smith

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Revealing the most fascinating stories of Earth's half a million islands, this book considers the unique geography, politics and economics of islands and their cultures. It traces their singular place in literature, religion and philosophy, and disentangles the myths and the facts to reveal why islands exert an insistent grip...

    City Unsilenced: Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy

    Paperback £39.81

    What do the recent urban resistance tactics around the world have in common? What are the roles of public space in these movements? What are the implications of urban resistance for the remaking of public space in the "age of shrinking democracy"? To what extent do these resistances move from...

    The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

    Paperback Save £3.13 = £33.86

    There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible collection of excellent forestry-relevant social science within an...

    Hollow Land

    By Eyal Weizman

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Acclaimed exploration of the political space created by Israel's colonial occupation.

    Data Visualization for Design Thinking

    By Winifred E. Newman

    Paperback Save £1.31 = £35.68

    Data Visualization for Design Thinking helps you make better maps. Treating maps as applied research, you'll be able to understand how to map sites, places, ideas, and projects, revealing the complex relationships between what you represent, your thinking, the technology you use, the culture you belong to, and your aesthetic...

    Shackleton A Ladybird Expert Book

    By Ben Saunders

    Hardback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    ** THE PERFECT STOCKING FILLER FOR ANY DARING ADVENTURER ** Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Shackleton is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to perhaps the most extraordinary survival stories of all time. Polar explorer Ben Saunders draws on his own experience of the Antarctic to bring to...

    Pinpoint

    Paperback £8.45

    Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary global utility which is omnipresent, universal, and available to all: the Global Positioning System GPS. A network of twenty-four satellites and their monitoring stations on Earth, it makes possible almost all modern technology, from the smartphone in your pocket to...

    Rural Sustainability

    By Qing Tian

    Paperback Save £5.14 = £32.85

    This volume applies the science of complexity to study coupled human-environment systems CHES and integrates ideas from the social sciences of climate change into a study of rural development amid flooding and urbanization in the Poyang Lake Region PLR of China.

    Humboldt\'s Mexico: In the Footsteps of the Illustrious German Scientific Traveller

    By Myron Echenberg

    Hardback Save £1.89 = £27.10

    A study of a gifted scientist and visionary who embodies the spirit of adventure and discovery.

    Higher Calling

    By Max Leonard

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    Why do road cyclists go to the mountains? Blending adventure and travel writing with the rich narrative of pro racing, Max Leonard takes the reader from the battles that created the Alpine roads to the shepherds tending their flocks on the peaks, and to a Grand Tour climax on the...

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