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  • To The Central African Lakes and Back: The Narrative of The Royal Geographical Society's East Central Expedition 1878-80, Volume 1 book cover

    To The Central African Lakes and Back

    The Narrative of The Royal Geographical Society's East Central Expedition 1878-80, Volume 1, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph Thompson

    First published in 1968: This, the record of the author's first journey into the interior of Africa, established his credentials as an explorer of the first rank. Although he made no startling discoveries and his experiences lack the dramatic impact of those retailed in Through Masai Land, his more…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rural Change and Planning: England and Wales in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Rural Change and Planning

    England and Wales in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Alan Rogers

    Originally published in 1996 Rural Change and Planning describes the turbulent changes that have occurred in rural England and Wales since the outbreak of the First World War. The book describes the changes from an agriculturally-dominated countryside to one which has had to increasingly adapt to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals book cover

    Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals

    1st Edition

    By Karen M. Morin

    Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals explores resonances across human and nonhuman carceral geographies. The work proposes an analysis of the carceral from a broader vantage point than has yet been done, developing a ‘trans-species carceral geography’ that includes spaces of nonhuman captivity,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning History book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carola Hein

    2018 IPHS Special Book Prize Award Recipient The Routledge Handbook of Planning History offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of planning history since its emergence in the late 19th century, investigating the history of the discipline, its core writings, key people, institutions,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978)

    1st Edition

    By Ian H. Adams

    Originally published in 1978, The Making of Urban Scotland traces the evolution of towns from their prehistoric origins to the present day. Most of the material is based on research in Scotland’s archives, housed in the Scottish Record Office. Special emphasis is placed on the causes of economic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981)

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Merriman

    Originally published in 1981, French Cities in the Nineteenth Century analyses large-scale processes of social change and how this affected the growth of towns and cities of nineteenth century France. The book looks at how this change affected the politics life of France during this period, and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Animals Count: How Population Size Matters in Animal-Human Relations book cover

    Animals Count

    How Population Size Matters in Animal-Human Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Cushing, Jodi Frawley

    Whether their populations are perceived as too large, just right, too small or non-existent, animal numbers matter to the humans with whom they share environments. Animals in the right numbers are accepted and even welcomed, but when they are seen to deviate from the human-declared set point, they…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Waterways and the Cultural Landscape book cover

    Waterways and the Cultural Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Vallerani, Francesco Visentin

    Water control and management have been fundamental to the building of human civilisation. In Europe, the regulation of major rivers, the digging of canals and the wetland reclamation schemes from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, generated new typologies of waterscapes with significant…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism: From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks book cover

    Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism

    From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks, 1st Edition

    By Jane Lovell, Chris Bull

    With the rise of post-truth and fake news, a thorough examination of authenticity has never been so relevant. This book explores the geography of authenticity, investigating a wide variety of places used by tourists. Not only does it assess what might be described as the more traditional objects…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Atlas of British Railway History (1985) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Atlas of British Railway History (1985)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Freeman, Derek Aldcroft

    First published in 1985, this Atlas uses over 50 specially drawn maps to trace the rise and fall of the railways’ fortunes, and is supported by an interesting and authoritative text. Financial and operating statistics are clearly presented in diagrammatic form and provide a wealth of information…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World book cover

    Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Anti-Corruption and its Discontents: Local, National and International Perspectives on Corruption in Papua New Guinea book cover

    Anti-Corruption and its Discontents

    Local, National and International Perspectives on Corruption in Papua New Guinea, 1st Edition

    By Grant W. Walton

    The fight against corruption is now a core part of development policy and practice. Some call these efforts a ‘war on corruption’. What does this so-called ‘war’ mean for developing countries? And how do international perspectives on corruption relate to local and national concerns? This book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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