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Hà N?i, a Metropolis in the Making

The Breakdown in Urban Integration of Villages

by Collectif

<p>Built on 'the bend in the Red River', Hà N?i is among Southeast Asia's most ancient capitals. Over the centuries, it took shape in part from a dense substratum of villages. With the economic liberalisation of the 1980s, it encountered several

ISBN: 9782709921985

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Hallyu 2.0

The Korean Wave in the Age of Social Media

by Sangjoon Lee & Abé Markus Nornes

<p>Collectively known as <em>Hallyu</em>, Korean music, television programs, films, online games, and comics enjoy global popularity, thanks to new communication technologies. In recent years, Korean popular culture has also become the subject ...

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Handbook of African Development

by Tony Binns, Kenneth Lynch & Etienne Nel

<p>This handbook presents an extensive new overview of African development - past, present and future. It addresses key core themes and topics that are pertinent to the continent's development - including sections on history, health and food, ...

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Haunted Landscapes

Super-Nature and the Environment

by Ruth Heholt & Niamh Downing

<p><em>Haunted Landscapes</em> offers a fresh and innovative approach to contemporary debates about landscape and the supernatural. Landscapes are often uncanny spaces embroiled in the past; associated with absence, memory and nostalgia. Yet ...

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Health and Medical Geography, Fourth Edition

by Emch, Michael

<div>Why are rainfall, carcinogens, and primary care physicians distributed unevenly over space? The fourth edition of the leading text in the field has been updated and reorganized to cover the latest developments in disease ecology and health ...

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Health Geographies

A Critical Introduction

by Tim Brown, Gavin J. Andrews, Steven Cummins & others

<p><em>Health Geographies: A Critical Introduction</em> explores health and biomedical topics from a range of critical geographic perspectives. Building on the field’s past engagement with social theory it extends the focus of health geography ...

ISBN: 9781118739013

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Heritage of Death

Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice

by Mattias Frihammar & Helaine Silverman

<p>Today, death is being reconceptualised around the world as heritage, replete with material markers and intangible performances. These heritages of death are personal, national and international. They are vernacular as well as official, ...

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Heritage, Conservation and Communities

Engagement, participation and capacity building

by Gill Chitty

<p>Public participation and local community involvement have taken centre stage in heritage practice in recent decades. In contrast with this established position in wider heritage work, public engagement with conservation practice is less well ...

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Hierarchy, Information and Power

Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers

by Hongmian Gong

<p>This book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's ...

ISBN: 9781134989409

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Historical Geographies of Anarchism

Early Critical Geographers and Present-Day Scientific Challenges

by Federico Ferretti, Gerónimo Barrera de la Torre, Anthony Ince & others

<p>In the last few years, anarchism has been rediscovered as a transnational, cosmopolitan and multifaceted movement. Its traditions, often hastily dismissed, are increasingly revealing insights which inspire present-day scholarship in ...

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Hollow and Home

A History of Self and Place

by E. Fred Carlisle

<p><em>Hollow and Home</em> explores the ways the primary places in our lives shape the individuals we become. It proposes that place is a complex and dynamic phenomenon. Place refers to geographical and constructed places—location, topography, ...

ISBN: 9781943665839

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Home Is the Hunter

The James Bay Cree and Their Land

by Hans M. Carlson

<p>The James Bay Cree lived in relative isolation until 1970, when Northern Quebec was swept up in the political and cultural changes of the Quiet Revolution. The ensuing years have brought immense change for the Cree, who now live with the ...

ISBN: 9780774858519

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Housing in 21st-Century Australia

People, Practices and Policies

by Rae Dufty-Jones & Dallas Rogers

<p>Over the last two decades new and significant demographic, economic, social and environmental changes and challenges have shaped the production and consumption of housing in Australia and the policy settings that attempt to guide these ...

ISBN: 9781317120995

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How Outer Space Made America

Geography, Organization and the Cosmic Sublime

by Daniel Sage

<p>In this innovatory book Daniel Sage analyses how and why American space exploration reproduced and transformed American cultural and political imaginations by appealing to, and to an extent organizing, the transcendence of spatial and ...

ISBN: 9781317120780

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Human Geography

A Concise Introduction

by Mark Boyle

<p>Using the story of the “West and the world” as its backdrop, this book provides for beginning students a clear and concise introduction to Human Geography, including its key concepts, seminal thinkers and their theories, contemporary debates,

ISBN: 9781118451496

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Human Rights, Race, and Resistance in Africa and the African Diaspora

by Toyin Falola & Cacee Hoyer

<p>Africans and their descendants have long been faced with abuse of their human rights, most frequently due to racism or racialized issues. Consequently, understanding shifting conceptualizations of race and identity is essential to ...

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Humans and Animals: A Geography of Coexistence

A Geography of Coexistence

by Julie Urbanik & Connie L. Johnston

<p>An engaging and at times sobering look at the coexistence of humans and animals in the 21st century and how their sometimes disparate needs affect environments, politics, economies, and culture worldwide.</p> <p>• Includes excerpts from 20 ...

ISBN: 9781440838354

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Identities on the Move

Clanship and Pastorialism in Northern Kenya

by Günther Schlee

<p>Originally published in 1989, this book examines how the inter-ethnic relationships of the clans of the pastoral Rendille, Gabbra, Sakuye and some Somalis of northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia came about. It also examines the uses to which ...

ISBN: 9780429813924

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Imagining Seattle

Social Values in Urban Governance

by Serin D. Houston

<p><em>Imagining Seattle</em> dives into some of the most pressing and compelling aspects of contemporary urban governance in the United States. Serin D. Houston uses a case study of Seattle to shed light on how ideas about environmentalism, ...

ISBN: 9781496216052

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Imagining Sustainable Food Systems

Theory and Practice

by Alison Blay-Palmer

<p>What defines a sustainable food system? How can it be more inclusive? How do local and global scales interact and how does power flow within food systems? How to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to realizing sustainable food systems? ...

ISBN: 9781317118626

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