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Culture and Eurocentrism

by Qadri Ismail

A postcolonialist reading of the deployment of the concept of culture in literature, anthropology, philosophy, sociology, cultural studies. It argues that modernity as understood in the Anglo-US episteme is...

Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World

by Tim Marshall

In the bestselling tradition of Why Nations Fail and The Revenge of Geography, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers.

All leaders...

Frontier Encounters

by Franck Billé (Editor), Grégory Delaplace (Editor) & Caroline Humphrey (Editor)

Frontier Encounters presents a wide range of views on how the borders between these unique countries are enacted, produced, and crossed. It sheds light on global uncertainties: China’s search for energy resources...

Narratives of Globalization: Reflections on the Global Condition

by Julian C H Lee

The collection brings together established and emerging scholars from the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University to reflect on the lived-experience of globalization. It uses a narrative...

North And South

by Elizabeth Gaskell

“North and South “(1854) is a novel by the English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. The title refers to one of the themes of the novel: the contrast of lifestyles between the North and the South of England. The...

A Treatise of Human Nature

by David Hume

David Hume (/ˈhjuːm/; 7 May 1711 NS (26 April 1711 OS) – 25 August 1776) was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of radical...

Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

by Simon Winchester

Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world’s largest body of water, and – in matters economic, political and military – the ocean of the future....

Divided Subjects, Invisible Borders: Re-Unified Germany After 1989

by Ben Gook

Divided Subjects, Invisible Borders details, through empirical and theoretical exposition, how the national unity of Germany after the Fall of the Berlin Wall conceals persistent division in the lives of eastern...

The Geography of Western Europe: A Socio-Economic Study

by Paul L Knox

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,...

The Geography of United States Poverty: Patterns of Deprivation, 1980-1990

by Wendy Shaw

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...

Geography and Political Power: The Geography of Nations and States

by Peter M. Slowe

Focusing on the relationship between geography and power, this book, originally published in 1990, isolates five sources of political power - might, right, nationhood, legality and legitimacy - and demonstrtes...

Pluralism and Political Geography: People, Territory and State

by Nurit Kliot & Stanley Waterman

In this comprehensive study, problems of racial and religious division are examines in places as diverse as Northern Ireland and the West Bank. Territorial and spatial expression, intergovernmental relationships...

Nation, State and Territory: A Political Geography

by Roy E H Mellor

This detailed analysis, originally published in 1989 studies the relationship between nation, state and territory. It explores the evolution of nations and the development of the state idea. Consideration is...

Social-spatial segregation: Concepts, processes and outcomes

by Christopher D. Lloyd & Ian G. Shuttleworth

This edited volume, bringing together leading researchers from the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe, offers a new approach to conceptualising segregation.

Spaces of Global Knowledge: Exhibition, Encounter and Exchange in an Age of Empire

by Diarmid A, Dr Finnegan, Jonathan Jeffrey, Dr Wright & Robert, Professor Mayhew

‘Global’ knowledge was constructed, communicated and contested during the long nineteenth century in numerous ways and places. This book focuses on the life-geographies, material practices and varied contributions...

Cross-Cultural Explorations: Activities in Culture and Psychology

by Susan Goldstein

This activities workbook is designed to facilitate students' understanding and application of major concepts and principles in the study of culture and psychology. The 90 activities in this workbook feature...

5 Steps to a 5 AP Human Geography 2016

by Carol Ann Gillespie

Get ready for your AP Human Geography exam with this straightforward, easy-to-follow study guide-updated for all the latest exam changes

5 Steps to a 5: AP Human Geography features an effective, 5-step plan...

Erased from Space and Consciousness: Israel and the Depopulated Palestinian Villages of 1948

by Noga Kadman & Oren Yiftachel

Hundreds of Palestinian villages were left empty across Israel when their residents became refugees after the 1948 war, their lands and property confiscated. Most of the villages were razed by the new State...

From Local Action to Global Networks: Housing the Urban Poor

by Astrid, Dr Ley, Josefine, Ms Fokdal & Peter, Prof Dr Herrle

Over the past two decades it has become widely recognized that housing issues have to be placed in a broader framework acknowledging that civil society in the form of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and...

A Taste of Progress: Food at International and World Exhibitions in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

by Nelleke, Dr Teughels & Peter, Professor Scholliers

World exhibitions have been widely acknowledged as important sources for understanding the development of the modern consumer and urbanized society, yet whilst the function and purpose of architecture at these...