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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...


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...


Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach & Ian Scoones

Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. 'Green grabbing' - the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends - is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on...


Environmental Security: Approaches and Issues

by Rita Floyd & Richard Matthew

Economic development, population growth and poor resource management have combined to alter the planet's natural environment in dramatic and alarming ways. For over twenty years, considerable research and debate...


Understanding Maps

by J. S. Keates

Addresses the fundamental principles of visual perception and map symbolism and critically examines the assumptions behind the theories of psychophysical testing and cartographic communication. This revised...


The Edinburgh Collection: Traditions of Edinburgh , Peter's Letters to his Kinfolk, Edinburgh: Picturesque Notes

by Robert Chambers, John Gibson Lockhart & R. L. Stevenson

A collection of three classic works depicting Edinburgh in the 19th century. A mix of fiction and non-fiction bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's...


An Urban Politics of Climate Change: Experimentation and the Governing of Socio-Technical Transitions

by Harriet A Bulkeley & Vanesa Castán|Edwards, Gareth A.S Broto

The confluence of global climate change, growing levels of energy consumption and rapid urbanization has led the international policy community to regard urban responses to climate change as 'an urgent agenda'...


Sustainable Urban Development Reader

by Stephen M. Wheeler & Timothy Beatley

Building on the success of its second edition, the third edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader provides a generous selection of classic and contemporary  readings giving a broad introduction to...


Ecology and Palaeoecology of Benthic Foraminifera

by John W. Murray

This is an important and authoritative review of foraminiferal ecology, the first for over a decade. Professor Murray relates ecological data on living forms of foraminifera to the palaeoecology of fossil species,...


Economic Activity and Land Use the Changing Information Base for Localand Regional Studies

by Michael J. Healey

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Agricultural Ecology

by Joy Tivy

This book analyses the nature of the relationships between crops, livestock and the bio-physical environment, and the extent to which man has managed and modified the products and environment to suit his/her...


The Geography of Agriculture in Developed Market Economies

by Ian R. Bowler

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Environmental Science for Environmental Management

by Timothy O'Riordan

Environmental Science for Environmental Management has quickly established itself as the leading introduction to environmental science, demonstrating how a more environmental science can create an effective...


Scientific Principles for Physical Geographers

by Ian Bradbury, John Boyle & Andy Morse

Science for Geography and Environment introduces students (and academics who need to brush up their knowledge!) to scientific principles in a lively and accessible way, allowing them to proceed through the text...


Hydrology and Global Environmental Change

by Nigel Arnell

Hydrology and Global Environmental Change presents the hydrological contribution to, and consequences of, global environmental change. Assuming little or no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, the book...


The Ashgate Research Companion to Media Geography

by Paul C. Adams, Jim Craine & Jason Dittmer

This Companion provides an authoritative source for scholars and students of the nascent field of media geography. By indicating the sub-discipline's evolution and hinting at its future, this volume not only...


Institutional Challenges to Intermodal Transport and Logistics: Governance in Port Regionalisation and Hinterland Integration

by Jason Monios

This book provides an overview of intermodal transport and logistics including the policy background, emerging industry trends and academic approaches. Establishing the three key features of intermodal transport...


Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

by Ronda L. Brulotte & Michael A. Di Giovine

Bringing together cultural anthropologists, archaeologists, historians and other scholars of food and heritage, this volume closely examines the ways in which the cultivation, preparation, and consumption of...


European Integration and Rural Development: Actors, Institutions and Power

by Michael Kull

By examining the Community Initiative LEADER+ and setting this within a discussion of the state and structure of rural development policy, this book looks at the challenges, opportunities and policy options...


Mobile Methods

by Monika Büscher & JOHN Urry

Mobile Methods is an essential collection of social science texts which focus on new mobile methods of social research relating to mobility, place and the social practices and relations that mediate embodied...