E-books: Geography

  • Astronomy Through the Ages: The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe book cover

    Astronomy Through the Ages

    The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe, 1st Edition

    By Sir Robert Wilson

    From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    CRC Press

  • The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing: Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization book cover

    The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing

    Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Zuhayr Mikdashi

    Throughout history, humans have sought to enhance their wellbeing across various domains. Though the spectrum of factors responsible for wellbeing has widened considerably and advances have been realized in scientific-technological fields, significant failures have been encountered in establishing…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Strategic Approaches to Regional Development: Smart Experimentation in Less-Favoured Regions book cover

    Strategic Approaches to Regional Development

    Smart Experimentation in Less-Favoured Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iryna Kristensen, Alexandre Dubois, Jukka Teräs

    The existence and persistence of regional disparities between European regions require context-tailored policies to promote structural change. This book explores the congruence between place-based development and regional competitiveness in the EU context. Drawing on a range of social science…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Culture as Renewable Oil: How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate book cover

    Culture as Renewable Oil

    How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate, 1st Edition

    By Penélope Plaza Azuaje

    This book unpacks the links between oil energy, state power, urban space and culture, by looking at the Petro-Socialist Venezuelan oil state. It challenges the disciplinary compartmentalisation of the analysis of the material and cultural effects of oil to demonstrate that within the Petrostate,…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Food Security, Diversification and Resource Management: Refocusing the Role of Agriculture?: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Conference of Agricultural Economists book cover

    Food Security, Diversification and Resource Management: Refocusing the Role of Agriculture?

    Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Conference of Agricultural Economists, 1st Edition

    By G.H. Peters, Joachim von Braun

    Published in 1999, the book is the proceedings volume of the 23rd International Conference of Agricultural Economists, held in Sacramento, California, in August 1997. It continues the series of triennial IAAE conferences.…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Food as a Commons book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food as a Commons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jose Luis Vivero-Pol, Tomaso Ferrando, Olivier De Schutter, Ugo Mattei

    From the scientific and industrial revolution to the present day, food – an essential element of life – has been progressively transformed into a private, transnational, mono-dimensional commodity of mass consumption for a global market. But over the last decade there has been an increased…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites: Culture, Governance and Conservation book cover

    Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Changing Trains: Railway Reform and the Role of Competition: The Experience of Six Countries book cover

    Changing Trains

    Railway Reform and the Role of Competition: The Experience of Six Countries, 1st Edition

    By Didier van de Velde

    Published in 1999. The book presents and compares the new relationships between transport authorities and railway companies in a number of countries (Great Britain, Sweden, Japan, Germany, Switzerland and France). It also presents a number of case studies focusing on the role of contracts,…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Crossing Borders: Regional and Urban Perspectives on International Migration book cover

    Crossing Borders

    Regional and Urban Perspectives on International Migration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cees Gorter, Peter Nijkamp, Jacques Poot

    Published in 1998. Migration patterns at the global level have become more complex, affecting more countries, more people and for a greater variety of reasons. Consequently, international migration is receiving increasing attention throughout the world. Migration is an inherently spatial phenomenon…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contemporary Issues in Socio–Economic Reform in Zambia book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Socio–Economic Reform in Zambia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Herrick Chota Mpuku, Ivan Zyuulu

    First published in 1997, this edited volume emerged in response to Zambia’s recent reinstatement of multiparty democracy and its ensuing economic, social policy and public administrative reform. Following the establishment of the single party state under the United National Independence Party in…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environment, Planning and Land Use book cover

    Environment, Planning and Land Use

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Kivell, Peter Roberts, Gordon P. Walker

    Published in 1998, this work focuses on the practical issues and policies relating to planning and managing both built and natural environments. It addresses the needs to pursue a greater degree of integration between the subject matter and the international frameworks of environmental planning.…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Regulation in Transforming Economies: The Case of Poland book cover

    Environmental Regulation in Transforming Economies: The Case of Poland

    1st Edition

    By Piotr Jasinski, Helen Lawton-Smith

    First published in 1999 , the book is based on papers given at the final workshop of a research project into the evolution of environmental regulation in Poland undertaken as part of the UKs ERSC Global Environmental Change Programme. Other invited papers focused on the development of regulatory…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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