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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...

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.

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...

Climate Change and Tourism in the Asia Pacific

by Bruce Prideaux, bob Mckercher & Karen McNamara

Climate change will exert an enormous impact on all societies in the medium to long term. Tourism, as both a commercial activity and social phenomenon is not immune. To date, industry has been slow to recognise...

Informal Public Transport in Practice: Matatu Entrepreneurship

by Meleckidzedeck, Dr Khayesi, Frederick Muyia, Mr Nafukho & Joyce, Ms Kemuma

Transport discourse often concentrates on what is missing from transport policy and practice in developing countries vis-à-vis high-income countries rather than articulating local creativity in responding to...

World Heritage, Tourism and Identity: Inscription and Co-production

by Laurent, Professor Bourdeau, Maria, Professor Gravari-Barbas & Mike, Professor Robinson

The remarkable success of the 1972 UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage is borne out by the fact that nearly 1,000 properties have now been designated as possessing...

Southeast Asian Energy Transitions: Between Modernity and Sustainability

by Mattijs, Dr Smits & Philip, Mr Hirsch

Addressing the apparent tensions between modernity and sustainability in Southeast Asia, this book offers novel insights into the global challenge of moving towards a low carbon energy system. With an original...

Emigration in 21st-Century India: Governance, Legislation, Institutions

by S. Krishna Kumar & S. Irudaya Rajan

Emigration in 21st-Century India is the first definitive exposition of contemporary Indian labour migration. The book provides a comprehensive appraisal of the policies, legislation and institutional architecture...

Rural Development in the Third World

by Chris Dixon

The rural landscape of the Third World is generally seen as one worked by the impoverished. Chris Dixon shows that this is an increasingly inaccurate picture. Wealth does exist, with the landed often maintaining...

Land Degradation and Society

by Piers Blaikie & Harold Brookfield

Why does land management so often fail to prevent soil erosion, deforestation, salination and flooding? How serious are these problems, and for whom? This book, first published in 1987, sets out to answer these...

Rational Landscapes and Humanistic Geography

by Edward Relph

This book, first published in 1981, explores why it is that the modern built environment, while successfully providing material comfort and technical efficiency, none the less breeds despair and depression rather...

The Future Of Islam

by Wilfred Scawen Blunt

To Mohammedans the author owes more than a word of apology. A stranger and a sojourner among them, he has ventured on an exposition of their domestic griefs, and has occasionally touched the ark of their religion...

Living Issues in China

by Henry T. Hodgkin

This book, first published in 1932, explores several different aspects of life in China at the beginning of the twentieth century including education, family life, economics and religion. This book will be of...

Energy Security and the Indian Ocean Region

by Dennis Rumley & Sanjay Chaturvedi

First published in 2005, this book is the second volume produced by the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG). The Indian Ocean Region has become increasingly important to discussions on energy security, not only...

Geopolitical Orientations, Regionalism and Security in the Indian Ocean

by Dennis Rumley & Sanjay Chaturvedi

First published in 2004, this book is the inaugural volume of the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG) and is based on a selection of papers presented at the IORG launch in Chandigarh in November 2002. The volume...

Life Phases, Mobility and Consumption: An Ethnography of Shopping Routes

by Niklas, Dr Hansson, Jean-Sébastien, Mr Vayre & Helene, Professor Brembeck

The very routines of our daily life are to a great extent the expression of our vulnerability and dependence on incredibly wide and complex networks and socio-technical systems. Following people’s routes in...

Careful Eating: Bodies, Food and Care

by Anna, Dr Lavis, Emma-Jayne, Dr Abbots & Luci, Ms Attala

Critically reflecting on the interplays between food and care, this multidisciplinary volume asks ‘why do individuals, institutions and agencies care about what other people eat?’ It explores how acts of...

Building a World Heritage City: Sanaa, Yemen

by Michele, Dr Lamprakos & Brian, Professor Graham

The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of...

The Contemporary Caribbean

by Robert B. Potter, David Barker & Dennis Conway

This text focuses on the contemporary economic, social, geographical, environmental and political realities of the Caribbean region. Historical aspects of the Caribbean, such as slavery, the plantation system...