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Cultures of Migration: The Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility

by Jeffrey H. Cohen & Ibrahim Sirkeci

Around the globe, people leave their homes to better themselves, to satisfy needs, and to care for their families. They also migrate to escape undesirable conditions, ranging from a lack of economic opportunities...


A Favored Place: San Juan River Wetlands, Central Veracruz, A.D. 500 to the Present

by Alfred H. Siemens

The wetlands of the San Juan Basin in Central Veracruz, Mexico, have been a favored place since the fifth century A.D., when Prehispanic people built an extensive network of canals and raised fields that allowed...


Rocky Mountain Divide: Selling and Saving the West

by John B. Wright

The opposing forces of conservation and development have shaped and will continue to shape the natural environment and scenic beauty of the American West. Perhaps nowhere are their opposite effects more visible...


Temples of the Earthbound Gods: Stadiums in the Cultural Landscapes of Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires

by Christopher Thomas Gaffney

In Rio de Janeiro, the spiritual home of world football, and Buenos Aires, where a popular soccer club president was recently elected mayor, the game is an integral part of national identity. Using the football...


Human Facial Expression: An Evolutionary View

by Alan J. Fridlund

This unique book provides an integrated view of human facial expressions based on contemporary knowledge about the evolution of signaling across the animal kingdom. Spanning fields that range from psychology...


The Franz Boas Enigma

by Ludger Müller-Wille

How did Franz Boas become the central founder of anthropology and a driving force promoting science in public life in North America? To answer this question, linguistic and cultural barriers must be overcome...


Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory

by Anthony Elliott & Charles Lemert

This stylish and accessible introduction to contemporary social theory combines lively exposition and clarity with reflective social critique and original insights across areas such as American pragmatism, structural...


Last Harvest: From Cornfield to New Town

by Witold Rybczynski

In Last Harvest, the award-winning author of Home and A Clearing in the Distance tells the compelling story of New Daleville, a brand-new residential subdivision in rural Pennsylvania. When Witold Rybczynski...


A Shorter History of Australia

by Geoffrey Blainey

A broad, concise and inclusive vision of Australia and Australians by one our most renowned historians. After a lifetime of research and debate on Australian and international history, Geoffrey Blainey is well-placed...


New Cultural Landscapes

by Maggie Roe & Ken Taylor

While historical and protected landscapes have been well studied for years, the cultural significance of ordinary landscapes is now increasingly recognised. This groundbreaking book discusses how contemporary...


The European Mosaic

by David Gowland, Richard Dunphy & Charlotte Lythe

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Interstate 69: The Unfinished History of the Last Great American Highway

by Matt Dellinger

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


Making Human Geography

by Kevin R. Cox

This book cogently examines how human geography has developed from a field with limited self-awareness regarding method and theory to the vibrant study of society and space that it is today. Kevin R. Cox provides...


Cities of North America: Contemporary Challenges in U.S. and Canadian Cities

by Lisa Benton-Short

This timely text provides a comprehensive overview of the dramatic and rapidly evolving issues confronting the cities of North America. Metropolitan areas throughout the United States and Canada face a range...


Writing a Small Nation's Past: Wales in Comparative Perspective, 1850-1950

by Neil Evans & Huw Pryce

This is the first volume to examine how the history of Wales was written in a period that saw the emergence of professional historiography, largely focused on the nation, across Europe and in the United States....


An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps, Eighth Edition

by George M Bennison, Paul A Olver & Keith A Moseley

An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps is a concise and accessible textbook providing simple structural terminology and map problems which introduce geological structures. It is a perfect introduction...


Ordinary in Brighton?: LGBT, Activisms and the City

by Kath Browne & Leela Bakshi

Ordinary in Brighton? offers the first large scale examination of the impact of the UK equalities legislation on lesbian, gay, bi- and trans (LGBT) people themselves and the effects of these changes on the nature...


New Mobilities Regimes in Art and Social Sciences

by Susanne Witzgall & Gerlinde Vogl

New Mobilities Regimes analyses how global mobilities are changing the world of today and the role of political and economic power. Bringing together essays by leading scholars and social scientists, including...


A Geography of the European Union

by John Cole

A comprehensive introduction to the European Union, examining its major aspects in terms of the integration between individual regions and a central EU identity.


Visions of the City: Utopianism, Power and Politics in Twentieth Century Urbanism

by David Pinder

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.