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Savage Park: A Meditation on Play, Space, and Risk for Americans Who Are Nervous, Distracted, and Afraid to Die

by Amy Fusselman

Part memoir, part manifesto, this exploration of the underside of America's obsession with safety is prompted by the author's visit to a thrillingly alarming adventure playground in Tokyo

 


Laboratory Earth: The Planetary Gamble We Can't Afford To Lose

by Steven H. Schneider

World-renowned scientist and author Stephen H. Schneider depicts the next one hundred years as a potentially perilous period for climate and life—unless we citizens of Earth first recognize and then work to...


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...


Portugal's Other Kingdom: The Algarve

by Dan Stanislawski

A land of long ago on the brink of tomorrow. That is the Algarve, the southernmost province of Portugal, a land that knew the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Visigoths, Moslems-and yet retained its...


Journeys in Scotland

by Samuel Johnson, Queen Victoria & Neil Munro

A collection of three classic Scottish travelogues, each offering a superbly descriptive narrative. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics...


Co-producing Knowledge for Sustainable Urban Development: Joining Forces for Change

by Merritt Polk

At the current time, many issues and problems within sustainable urban development are managed within traditional disciplinary and organizational structures. However, problems such as, climate change, resource...


Food Waste: Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life

by David Evans

Food Waste is the first academic study to tackle this highly topical subject. Drawing from social science approaches to waste, material culture and everyday life in the home, the author uncovers the reasons...


Carceral Geography: Spaces and Practices of Incarceration

by Dominique Moran

Carceral geography offers a geographical perspective on incarceration, and this volume accordingly tracks the ideas, practices and engagements that have shaped the development of this new and vibrant subdiscipline,...


World Heritage in Iran: Perspectives on Pasargadae

by Ali Mozaffari

This edited volume presents for the first time a broad, multi-disciplinary examination of Pasargadae by experts from both outside and within Iran. It specifically focuses on those disciplines that are absent...


The Ashgate Research Companion to Memory Studies

by Siobhan Kattago

Memory has long been a subject of fascination for poets, artists, philosophers and historians. This timely volume, edited by Siobhan Kattago, examines how past events are remembered, contested, forgotten, learned...


Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagement: Walking a Fine Line

by Amy E. Lesen

How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship,...


The Making of Low Carbon Economies

by Heather Lovell

The Making of Low Carbon Economies looks at how more than two decades of sustained effort at climate change mitigation has resulted in a variety of new practices, rules and ways of doing things: a period of...


Colonization and Domestic Service: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

by Victoria K. Haskins & Claire Lowrie

This groundbreaking book brings together two key themes that have not been addressed together previously in any sustained way: domestic service and colonization. Colonization offers a rich and exciting new paradigm...


The Uses of Art in Public Space

by Julia Lossau & Quentin Stevens

This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public...


Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectives

by Clifton Evers & Kirsten Seale

Through an international range of research, this volume examines how informal urban street markets facilitate the informal and formal economy not merely in terms of the traditional concerns of labor and consumption,...


Cultural Tourism, 2nd Edition

by hilary du cros & bob Mckercher

Cultural Tourism remains the only book to bridge the gap between cultural tourism and cultural and heritage management.  The first edition illustrated how heritage and tourism goals can be integrated in a management...


Research and Fieldwork in Development

by Daniel Hammett, Chasca Twyman & Mark Graham

Research and Fieldwork in Development explores both traditional and cutting edge research methods, from interviews and ethnography to spatial data and digital methods. Each chapter provides the reader with...


Town and Country Planning in the UK

by Barry Cullingworth, Vincent Nadin & Trevor Hart

Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it's spending £80m and four years' inquiry into Heathrow's...


Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 33

by Hayden Lorimer & Charles W. J. Withers

Volume 33 of Geographers Biobibliographical Studies adds significantly to the corpus of scholarship on geography's multiple histories and biographies with six essays on individuals who have made major contributions...


Masculinities and Place

by Andrew Gorman-Murray & Peter Hopkins

Masculinities and Place brings together an impressive range of high-profile and emerging researchers to consolidate and expand new domains of interest in the geographies of men and masculinities. It is structured...