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NATURE

By: Castree, Noel

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000047031

ISBN: 0415339057

Condition: Very Good


Exploring the shifting ways in which geographers have studied nature, this book emphasizes the relationships and differences between human geography, physical geography and resource and hazards geography. The first to consider the topic of nature in modern geography as a whole, t his distinctive text looks at all its major meanings, from the human body a nd psyche through to the non-human world, and develops the argument that st udent readers should abandon the idea of knowing what nature is in favour o f a close scrutiny of what agendas lie behind competing conceptions of it. It deals with, ... View more info

WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (2ND EDITION)

By: English, Paul Ward

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008832

ISBN: 0471092959

Condition: Very Good


This world-regional text divides the world into two types of societies: the technological world and the developing world. Provides in-depth coverage o f each region, based on a process approach--how each region has evolved is discussed in terms of its history, economy, culture, and geography. Include s mapscans and geolabs. View more info

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GEOGRAPHIES OF HEALTH: AN INTRODUCTION

By: Gatrell, Anthony C.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000047024

ISBN: 1405175761

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This revised second edition highlights the ways in which health may be stud ied from geographical perspectives, setting out the debates and reviewing t he evidence that links health outcomes with social and physical environment s. Introduces the reader to relevant theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and research Provides new examples from a range of geographical settings Provides an extensive revision to the first edition, emphasizing contempo... View more info

THE WORLD CITIES [BY] PETER HALL

By: Hall, Peter

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill: 1966

Seller ID: RWARE0000040083

Condition: Good


Bibliography: p. 246-254. View more info

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AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

By: Holden, Joseph

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Pearson Education Canada: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000047019

ISBN: 0131753045

Condition: Very Good


An accessible and engaging introduction to the major topics within physical geography. View more info

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SPACES OF ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

By: Porter, Michael (Editor)

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000047027

ISBN: 1444332457

Condition: Good


Highlighting first few chapters. In this cutting-edge volume, leading scholars examine a diverse range of en vironmental inequalities from around the world. Shows how far the field has moved beyond its original focus on uneven distr ibutions of pollution in the USA Considers the influence of critical geographical and social theory on envir onmental justice studies Examines a range of possibilities for future research directions Explores the challenges of investigating and pursuing environmental justice at a time of rapid economic and environmental change. View more info

ESSENTIALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (SAUNDERS GOLDEN SUNBURST SERIES)

By: Wheeler, Jesse H.

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: Saunders College Pub: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000008834

ISBN: 0030290236

Condition: Near Fine


By constructing a story of contemporary concerns and historical themes, wit h the help of numerous maps and illustrative photographs, the text serves a s a guide to understanding the complex and demanding world in which today's students will play out their lives and influence the world of their childr en's lives as well. This edition of the ESSENTIALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGR APHY is dedicated to the college students of the United States who are grow ing up in a world that knows ever more regional conflict. View more info

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RETHINKING THE POWER OF MAPS

By: Wood, Denis

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: The Guilford Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000047020

ISBN: 1593853661

Condition: Good


A contemporary follow-up to the groundbreaking Power of Maps, this book tak es a fresh look at what maps do, whose interests they serve, and how they c an be used in surprising, creative, and radical ways. Denis Wood describes how cartography facilitated the rise of the modern state and how maps conti nue to embody and project the interests of their creators. He demystifies t he hidden assumptions of mapmaking and explores the promises and limitation s of diverse counter-mapping practices today. Thought-provoking illustratio ns include U.S. Geological Survey maps; electoral and transportation ... View more info