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The Geography of Sea Transport

by Alastair Couper

<p>This book, originally published in 1972, discusses the impact of technological change in sea transport on trade links, shipping routes and economic activities. A brief historical perspective illustrates the vital role of the sea transport in ...

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The Geography of the Everyday

Toward an Understanding of the Given

by Rob Sullivan

<p>Anthropologists, psychologists, feminists, and sociologists have long studied the “everyday,” the quotidian, the taken-for-granted; however, geographers have lagged behind in engaging with this slippery aspect of reality. Now, Rob Sullivan ...

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The Geography of the Middle East

by Stephen Longrigg

<p>Much of the Middle East is in a continuing state of visible, often revolutionary, change in almost every field--social, cultural, economic, political. Although time will have greatly modified the conditions here presented, the author ...

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The Geography of the Ocean

Knowing the ocean as a space

by Anne-Flore Laloë

<p>Despite the fact that the vast majority of the earth’s surface is made up of oceans, there has been surprisingly little work by geographers which critically examines the ocean-space and our knowledge and perceptions of it. This book employs a

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The Geography of Transport Systems

by Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Claude Comtois & Brian Slack

<p>This expanded and revised fourth edition of <em>The Geography of Transport Systems</em> provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field with a broad overview of its concepts, methods and areas of application. Aimed mainly at

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The Geography of United States Poverty

Patterns of Deprivation, 1980-1990

by Wendy Shaw

<p>Until this book was originally published in 1996 there had been little detailed research concerning the geographic location of the poor in America. The book examines the spatial distribution of the poor within the US and discusses the general

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The Geography of Urban Transportation, Fourth Edition

by Giuliano, Genevieve

<div>More than a simple update, the fourth edition of this leading text features numerous chapters by new authors addressing the latest trends and topics in the field. The book presents the foundational concepts and methodological tools that ...

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The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries

Essays for Alan B. Mountjoy

by Robert Potter & Tim Unwin

<p>Originally published in 1989, <em>The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries</em> addresses the nature and importance of the interaction between ‘urban’ and ‘rural’ areas within Third World national territories, ...

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The Geography of Western Europe

A Socio-Economic Study

by Paul L Knox

<p>This book provides a comprehensive survey of the social geography of Western Europe. It begins by outlining the character of the region nad proceeds with an exploration of demographic and cultural features, including migration and ethnic ...

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The Geology Of Cornwall

by Selwood, E.B.

<p><p><BR>The geology of Cornwall has been the subject of continuing investigation since the end of the seventeenth century. A literature of great historical interest exists, and this is analysed in this book alongside a wide-ranging review of ...

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The Global South Atlantic

by Luis Felipe Alencastro, Jaime Hanneken, Jason Frydman & others

<p>Not only were more African slaves transported to South America than to North, but overlapping imperialisms and shared resistance to them have linked Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean for over five centuries. Yet despite the rise in ...

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The Globalization of American Infrastructure

The Shipping Container and Freight Transportation

by Matthew Heins

<p>This book gives an account of how the U.S. freight transportation system has been impacted and “globalized,” since the 1950s, by the presence of the shipping container. A globally standardized object, the container carries cargo moving in ...

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The Globalizing Cities Reader

by Xuefei Ren & Roger Keil

<p>The newly revised <em>Globalizing Cities Reader</em> reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed.</p> <p>The expanded ...

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The Human Experience of Space and Place

by Anne Buttimer & David Seamon

<p>Humanistic geography is one of the major emerging themes which has recently dominated geographic writing. Anne Buttimer has been one of the leading figures in the rise of humanistic geography, and the research students she collected round her

ISBN: 9781317408437

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The Illicit and Illegal in Regional and Urban Governance and Development

Corrupt Places

by Francesco Chiodelli, Tim Hall & Ray Hudson

<p>Discussions of the illicit and the illegal have tended to be somewhat restricted in their disciplinary range, to date, and have been largely confined to the literatures of anthropology, criminology, policing and, to an extent, political ...

ISBN: 9781315317649

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The Individuality of Portugal

A Study in Historical-Political Geography

by Dan Stanislawski

Many map users have wondered why Portugal, sharing with Spain the Iberian Peninsula, ever became a separate nation. That question is answered with remarkable clarity by Dan Stanislawski. This book also presents an analysis of the factors that ...

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The Institutionalisation of Disaster Risk Reduction

South Africa and Neoliberal Governmentality

by Gideon van Riet

<p>The past three decades have seen a global shift in disaster management from an event driven response to a ‘could-be’ risk management approach. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has become entrenched as a dominant paradigm within the field of ...

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The Joy of Essex

Travels Through God's Own County

by Pete May

<p>Liberty ... Equality ... Tiptree jam!' In 1990 Essex Man swaggered onto the scene in his shiny suit, driving a flash car and with his white-stiletto-wearing missus on his arm. It was a step up from sovereign rings and done-up Ford Cortinas, ...

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The Land and the People of Nineteenth-Century Cork

The Rural Economy and the Land Question

by James S. Donnelly, Jr

<p>First published in 1975. Using estate records, local newspapers and parliamentary papers, this book focuses upon two central and interrelated subjects – the rural economy and the land question – from the perspective of Cork, Ireland’s ...

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The Land Problem in the Developed Economy (Routledge Revivals)

by Andrew H. Dawson

<p>Land is an important finite commodity in the modern world. In the past wars have been fought over it and land shortage has been the cause of many famines. In modern times debates rage over just how land should be controlled by government and ...

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