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Arcticness

by Ilan Kelman

Climate change and globalisation are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world – or so we are told. But what about the views, interests and needs of the peoples who live in the region? This volume...


Navigating Ethnicity

by David H. Kaplan

This important book provides a novel perspective on ethnicity, nationality, and race by considering how they are shaped by their geography. Exploring the complicated terrain of ethnicity through an expansive...


The Selfish Gene

by Nicola Davis

Richard Dawkins provides excellent examples of his reasoning and interpretation skills in The Selfish Gene. His 1976 book is not a work of original research, but instead a careful explanation of evolution, combined...


The Transcontinental Maghreb: Francophone Literature across the Mediterranean

by Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

Through close readings of literary and cultural texts, proposes to recalibrate readings of Francophone Maghrebi literature and their critical methodologies in light of Mediterranean Studies.


Genealogies of Environmentalism

by Clarence Glacken, Adam Romero, Michael Watts & S. Ravi Rajan

Clarence Glacken wrote one of the most important books on environmental issues published in the twentieth century. His magnum opus, Traces on the Rhodian Shore, first published in 1976, details the ways in which...


Development as Freedom

by Janna Miletzki & Nick Broten

Amartya Sen uses his 1999 work Development as Freedom to evaluate the processes and outcomes of economic development.

Having come to the conclusion that development is best summed up as the expansion of freedom,...


Our Ecological Footprint

by Luca Marazzi

Our Ecological Footprint presents a powerful model for measuring humanity's impact on the Earth to reduce the harm we are causing the planet before it's too late.

While some people believe we can find a middle...


Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth

by Mohammad Shamsudduha

Gaia: A New Look At Life on Earth may continue to divide opinion, but nobody can deny that the book offers a powerful insight into the creative thinking of its author, James E. Lovelock.

Published in 1979, Gaia...


On the Origin of Species

by Kathleen Bryson & Nadezda Josephine Msindai

Charles Darwin called on a broad and unusually powerful combination of critical thinking skills to create his wide-ranging explanation for biological change, On the Origin of Species.

It's one of those rare...


The Anti-Politics Machine

by Julie Jenkins

The Anti-Politics Machine (1990) examines how international development projects are conceived, researched, and put into practice. It also looks at what these projects actually achieve. Ferguson criticizes the...


My Revision Notes: Edexcel AS/A-level Geography

by Michael Witherick & Dan Cowling

Target success in Edexcel AS/A-level Geography with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide...


Development Drowned and Reborn: The Blues and Bourbon Restorations in Post-Katrina New Orleans

by Clyde Woods, Laura Pulido & Jordan Camp

Development Drowned and Reborn is a "Blues geography" of New Orleans, one that compels readers to return to the history of the Black freedom struggle there to reckon with its unfinished business. Reading contemporary...


In the Ruins of the Cold War Bunker

by Luke Bennett

During the Cold War military and civil defence bunkers were an evocative materialisation of deadly military stand-off. They were also a symbol of a deeply affective, pervasive anxiety about the prospect of world-destroying...


Disaster Law: Emerging Thresholds

by Amita Singh

This book looks at how legal frameworks can and do reduce risks arising out of disasters. The volume:

  • analyses existing disaster laws and the challenges on the ground;
  • brings together case studies from some...

Geography for the IB Diploma Study and Revision Guide HL Core Extension: HL Core Extension

by Simon Oakes

Stretch your students to achieve their best grade with these year round course companions; provides comprehensive content on all topics, and practice questions to support and strengthen learning.

- Develop understanding...


The Millennial City: Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy

by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer & Tara Vinodrai

Millennials have captured our imaginaries in recent years. The conventional wisdom is that this generation of young adults lives in downtown neighbourhoods near cafes, public transit and other amenities. Yet,...


Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700-1830

by Briony McDonagh

Social and economic histories of the long eighteenth century have largely ignored women as a class of landowners and improvers. 1700 to 1830 was a period in which the landscape of large swathes of the English...


Geographies of Disorientation

by Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg

Spatial disorientation is of key relevance to our globalized world, eliciting complex questions about our relationship with technology and the last remaining vestiges of our animal nature. Viewed more broadly,...


Gender and Gentrification

by Winifred Curran

This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It...


The City Is the Factory

by Miriam Greenberg & Penny Lewis

Urban public spaces, from the streets and squares of Buenos Aires to Zuccotti Park in New York City, have become the emblematic sites of contentious politics in the twenty-first century. As the contributors...