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Atlas of Untamed Places

A voyage through our extraordinary wild world

by Chris Fitch

<p>In a world that has increasingly become tamed by human activity, the true wild holds a growing mysticism. Rugged landscapes with unspoilt scenery invoke romantic visions of paradise, but there are also intense and powerful wildernesses that ...

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Atmosphere, Weather and Climate

by Barry, Roger G.

<P>This book presents a comprehensive introduction to weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, their observed variability and changes, and projected future trends. Extensively revised and updated, this ninth edition retains ...

ISBN: 9781135267490

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Atmospheres and the Experiential World

Theory and Methods

by Shanti Sumartojo & Sarah Pink

<p>We live in atmospheres, we talk about them and we move through them. They offer us an important route into comprehending several aspects of human life and experience, what is important to people, the environments life is played out in, and ...

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Atopias

Manifesto for a Radical Existentialism

by Frédéric Neyrat

<p>This book offers a manifesto for a radical existentialism aiming to regenerate the place of the outside that contemporary theory underestimates. Neyrat calls this outside “atopia”: not utopia, a dreamt place out of the world where everything ...

ISBN: 9780823277575

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Austerity as Public Mood

Social Anxieties and Social Struggles

by Kirsten Forkert

<p><em>Austerity as Public Mood</em> explores how politicians and the media mobilise nostalgic and socially conservative ideas of work and community in order to justify cuts to public services and create divisions between the deserving and ...

ISBN: 9781783481958

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Australia - Migrant Success Stories

by Chee Min Ng

<p>Australia, as an immigrant nation, has many migrant success stories. Each wave of migration generates its own migrant success stories.</p> <p>The success stories of earlier migrants are in exhibits in museums or documented in research and ...

ISBN: 9780648258292

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Australia Migrant Success Stories

by Chee Min Ng

<p>Since the arrival of the First Fleet with convicts and free settlers from the British Isles more than 220 years ago, migration to Australia has continued unabated except for the short periods during the 1920s Great Depression years and the ...

ISBN: 1230002190389

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Banking Across Boundaries

Placing Finance in Capitalism

by Brett Christophers

<p>This compelling contribution to contemporary debates about the banking industry offers a unique perspective on its geographical and conceptual ‘placement’. It traces the evolving links between the two, revealing how our notions of banking ...

ISBN: 9781118295502

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Barns of the Midwest

by Allen G. Noble & Hubert G. H. Wilhelm

<p>Originally published in 1995, <em>Barns of the Midwest</em> is a masterful example of material cultural history. It arrived at a critical moment for the agricultural landscape. The 1980s were marked by farm foreclosures, rural bank failures, ...

ISBN: 9780821446553

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Beautiful Wasteland

The Rise of Detroit as America's Postindustrial Frontier

by Rebecca J. Kinney

<DIV><P>According to popular media and scholarship, Detroit, the once-vibrant city that crumbled with the departure of the auto industry, is where dreams can be reborn. It is a place that, like America itself, is gritty and determined. It has ...

ISBN: 9781452953397

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Beauty around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia

by Erin Kenny & Elizabeth Gackstetter Nichols Ph.D.

<p>Taking the concept of beauty seriously, this encyclopedia examines how humanity has sought and continues to seek what is &quot;beautiful&quot; in a variety of cultural contexts, giving readers an understanding of how to look at beauty both ...

ISBN: 9781610699457

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Behind the Smiles

An African Odyssey

by Dr. Rilly Ray Rajkumar

While tourists see the beauty of Kenya, volunteers and medical health professionals often only see the poverty. With half of the country’s forty-three million people living below the poverty line and unable to meet their daily nutritional ...

ISBN: 9781482866278

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Behind the Smiles

An African Odyssey

by Dr. Rilly Ray Rajkumar

<p>While tourists see the beauty of Kenya, volunteers and medical health professionals often only see the poverty. With half of the countrys forty-three million people living below the poverty line and unable to meet their daily nutritional ...

ISBN: 9781482880595

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Being Together in Place

Indigenous Coexistence in a More Than Human World

by Jay T. Johnson & Soren C. Larsen

<p><em>Being Together in Place</em> explores the landscapes that convene Native and non-Native people into sustained and difficult negotiations over their radically different interests and concerns. Grounded in three sites—the Cheslatta-Carrier ...

ISBN: 9781452955445

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Best Places to Live in America

by David H Dudley

<p> </p> <p>This valuable book provides you with the critical information needed to make a smart relocation decision. Hundreds upon hundreds of research results examining data from well over a 1,000 different categories of various criteria are ...

ISBN: 9780996909044

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Best Places to Live in America

Facts, Stats & Tips

by David H. Dudley

<p>This valuable book provides you with the critical information needed to make a smart relocation decision. Hundreds of research results examining data from well over a 1,000 different categories of various criteria are condensed into this ...

ISBN: 9780998537795

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Beyond the Kale

Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City

by Kristin Reynolds, Nevin Cohen, Nik Heynen & others

<p>Urban agriculture is increasingly considered an important part of creating just and sustainable cities. Yet the benefits that many people attribute to urban agriculture—fresh food, green space, educational opportunities—can mask structural ...

ISBN: 9780820349480

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Beyond the Networked City

Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South

by Olivier Coutard & Jonathan Rutherford

<p>Cities around the world are undergoing profound changes. In this global era, we live in a world of rising knowledge economies, digital technologies, and awareness of environmental issues. The so-called &quot;modern infrastructural ideal&quot;

ISBN: 9781317633693

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Beyond Walls: Re-inventing the Canada-United States Borderlands

by Victor Konrad & Heather Nicol

<p>September 11, 2001 marked the beginning of a new era of security imperatives for many countries. The border between Canada and the United States suddenly emerged from relative obscurity to become a focus of constant attention by media, ...

ISBN: 9781351955454

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Black Spaces

African Diaspora in Italy

by Heather Merrill

<p><em>Black Spaces</em> examines how space and place are racialized, and the impacts on everyday experiences among African Italians, immigrants, and refugees. It explores the deeply intertwined histories of Africa and Europe, and how people of ...

ISBN: 9781351000734

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