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Cultural Geography

1. Cultural Geography_1860647030.pdf
Cultural geography is an exciting, lively and diverse field, the energy and vitality of which is indicated by our decision to pluralise the term in this editorial preface. Cultural geographies, as currently practised, are now much wider in scope than…

Urban Social Geography

3. 462-365-PB.pdf
In order to help you learn about urban social geography
this book incorporates the following features:
➤ At the beginning of each chapter a list of the key
questions that will be addressed.
➤ Each time a new important concept is introduced,…

Earth & Space Science

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This text is meant to act as an additional resource to the interactive, model-based Earth Science classroom
that follows the Mesa Schools current curriculum map. In the tying of concepts, terms and connection in
the dynamic Earth Science classroom,…

The Seventh Baltic Stratigraphical Conference

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Baltic co-operation in the field of regional stratigraphy started already in 1969 when the Baltic Regional
Stratigraphical Commission (BRSC) was founded. In 1970–1980s, many meetings, workshops and
field excursions were organized. BRSC played an…

Geomorphology of Finke River and Arckaringa Creek: The bedload rivers

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The Lake Eyre Basin River Monitoring project was funded by the Australian Government through the Department of the Environment, and administered by the South Australian Department of Environment, Water, and Natural Resources. Tom Carrangis and Andy…

A Comprehensive Outline of World History

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The structure of the work is innovative. Each chapter covers a period of historical time (e.g. a century). Sections within chapters describe what was going on in every geographical region of the world; each section provides a reference for that…

Biogeographic Atlas Of The Southern Ocean

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Famous lines from the diary of explorer Robert F. Scott, 17 January, 1912: “Great God! This is an awful place, and terrible enough for us to have labored to it without the reward of priority. Now for the run home, and a desperate struggle.” Scott…

World History:
Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500

14. World History Textbook-082817.pdf
In 1952, at the age of 77 and suffering with an abdominal hernia long overdue for surgery, Sellards returned to Vero to collect charcoal or bone suitable for the newly invented
technique of radiocarbon dating. His longtime field assistant Glen Evans…

World Geography

18. 6thWorldFull.pdf
This year you will be studying the geography of the
world in which we live.  Right off the bat, think about
what you already know about geography - it could be
things you have learned in other classes at other
grade levels, things you’ve heard…

World Regional Geography

World Regional Geography.pdf
In a traditional World Regional Geography textbook, chapters are arranged around the various regions of the world with each chapter focusing on the geographic features of the particular region. Concepts such as climate, physical features, culture,…

Satellite Earth Observations and Their Impact on Society and Policy

Satellite Earth Observations and Their Impact on Society and Policy.pdf
An International Advisory Board recently met in Tokyo with the overarching goal of assessing the impact of satellite earth observation on society and policy. A
series of roundtable discussions invited perspectives from experts to understand how…

Faecal Sludge Management Systems Approach for Implementation and Operation

Faecal Sludge Management.pdf
Over a billion people in urban and peri-urban areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin America are served by onsite sanitation technologies. Until now, the management of faecal sludge resulting from these onsite technologies has been grossly neglected.…

Methods in World History A Critical Approach

Methods in A Critical Approach.pdf
Methods in World History is the first international volume that systematically addresses a number of methodological problems specific to the field of World History. Prompted by a lack of applicable works, the authors advocate a considerable…

Model-Based Demography

Model-based Demography.pdf
Late in a career of more than sixty years, Thomas Burch, an internationally known social demographer, undertook a wide-ranging methodological critique of demography. This open access volume contains a selection of resulting papers, some previously…

The Republic in Danger

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M. Scribonius Drusus Libo has always been considered an inexplicable victim of predatory prosecutors, destroyed in the changed conditions of Tiberius’ succession to the founder of the Principate. This is wrong. Drusus Libo conspired with a group of…

History in the Making: A History of the People of the United States of America to 1877

History in the Making A History of the People of the United States of America to 1877.pdf
This book provides a strong emphasis on critical thinking about US History by providing several key features in each chapter. Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help students to understand what they will learn in each chapter.…

Digital Classics Outside the Echo-Chamber

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This volume, edited by the organizers of the “Digital Classicist” seminars series, presents research in classical studies, digital classics and digital humanities, bringing together scholarship that addresses the impact of the study of classical…

The History of Our Tribe: Hominini

The History of Our Tribe Hominini.pdf
Where did we come from? What were our ancestors like? Why do we differ from other animals? How do scientists trace and construct our evolutionary history? The History of Our Tribe: Hominini provides answers to these questions and more. The book…

Navigating the Kingdom of Night

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In 2011, Amy T Matthews published End of the Night Girl, a novel which engages creatively with questions of identity politics and the ethics of fictionalising the Holocaust. Navigating the Kingdom of Night is a critical exegesis in which the author…

Canadian History: Pre-Confederation

Canadian-History-Pre-Confederation.pdf
Canadian History: Pre-Confederation is a survey text that introduces undergraduate students to important themes in North American history to 1867. It provides room for Aboriginal and European agendas and narratives, explores the connections between…

Sugar, Steam and Steel: The Industrial Project in Colonial Java, 1830-1850

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Sugar, Steam and Steel is about cane sugar and the transformation of an Indonesian island into the ‘Oriental Cuba’ during the middle decades of the nineteenth century. Between the 1830s and the 1880s, sweetener manufacture in Dutch-controlled…

Recollecting Resonances

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Over time Dutch and Indonesian musicians have inspired each other and they continue to do so. Recollecting Resonances offers a way of studying these musical encounters and a mutual heritage one today still can listen to.

The Making of Middle Indonesia

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What holds Indonesia together? In The Making of Middle Indonesia, Gerry van Klinken develops an innovative historical explanation that looks beyond national elites to middle classes in provincial towns.

Childhood in the Late Ottoman Empire and After

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This title, in its entirety, is available online in Open Access. This volume explores the ways childhood was experienced, lived and remembered in the late Ottoman Empire and its successor states in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries…

Cars, Conduits, and Kampongs

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Cars, Conduits and Kampongs offers a wide panorama of the modernization of Indonesian cities between 1920 and 1960. In examining the multiple responses to innovations introduced by Western colonialism, the contributors demonstrate how modernization,…

Dutch Atlantic Connections, 1680-1800

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This title is available online in its entirety in Open Access. Dutch Atlantic Connections reevaluates the role of the Dutch in the Atlantic between 1680-1800. It shows how pivotal the Dutch were for the functioning of the Atlantic sytem by…

Environment, Trade and Society in Southeast Asia

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This title is available online in its entirety in Open Access. In Environment, Trade and Society in Southeast Asia: A Longue Dur

Following the Cap-Figure in Majapahit Temple Reliefs

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This title is available online in its entirety in Open Access. This publication provides a new understanding of the religious function of the East Javanese temples. The study of the cap-figures and their symbolism yields an outstanding contribution…

These Oppressions Won't Cease : An anthology of the political thought of the Cape Khoesan, 1777-1879 : A selection of source documentation in Dutch

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In the early nineteenth century, the linguistic situation of the Eastern Cape was changing among the Cape Khoesan. Their indigenous language, Cape Khoekhoe, was swiftly being replaced by Dutch or Proto-Afrikaans. The Cape Khoesan articulated their…

World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization

World Regional Geography People, Places and GlobalizationWorld Regional Geography People, Places and Globalization.pdf
World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization is designed for students to experience and study as much of the world as possible within a limited amount of time. It gives students the fundamental concepts and the latest data regarding…

Placing the History of College Writing: Stories from the Incomplete Archive

PLACING THE HISTORY OF COLLEGE WRITING STORIES FROM THE INCOMPLETE ARCHIVE.pdf
In Placing the History of College Writing, Nathan Shepley argues that pre-1950s composition history, if analyzed with the right conceptual tools, can pluralize and clarify our understanding of the relationship between the writing of college students…

American Environmental History

American-Environmental-History-1544565018.pdf
Environmental History is about looking at the past as if the environment matters. American History is about looking at the past of not only the United States, but of both the American continents. This wider view is especially
important when we…

U.S. History

USHistory-OP_tkj0lZo.pdf
U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most introductory courses. The text provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events, and ideas that have shaped the United States from both the top…