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  • Creating Modern Athens

    A Capital between East and West

    By Denis Roubien

    Athens is a well-known destination for those interested in discovering the birthplace of Western civilization. Its ancient monuments have been the model for innumerable buildings and works of art all over the Western World. However, the reality of modern Athens is much more complicated: the ancient…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

  • The Geographical Transformation of China

    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong

    The aim of this book is to examine the transformation of the geography of China in the years since the start of China's policy of reform and opening-up in 1978, as seen through the eyes of Chinese geographers. Throughout that period, Chinese geographers have studied these environmental, economic,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Routledge Companion to Strabo

    Edited by Daniela Dueck

    The Routledge Companion to Strabo explores the works of Strabo of Amasia (c. 64 BCE – c. 24 CE), a Greek author writing at the prime of Roman expansion and political empowerment. While his earlier historiographical composition is almost entirely lost, his major opus of the Geography includes an…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power

    Evolution and exploitation

    By James F. Hancock

    Over the last five centuries, plantation crops have represented the best and worst of industrialized agriculture – "best" through their agronomic productivity and global commercial success, and "worst" as examples of exploitative colonialism, conflict and ill-treatment of workers. This book traces…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Twentieth Century Land Settlement Schemes

    Edited by Roy Jones, Alexandre M A Diniz

    The study of land settlement has been central to historical perspectives on regional and national development. For some, the focus has been tied to the mechanics of immigration and spatial expansion of emerging nation states. For others, the focus has been on the rationales, mechanics, and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Mobilising Design

    Edited by Justin Spinney, Suzanne Reimer, Philip Pinch

    This book brings together research working at the boundary between design knowledges and mobilities, offering a novel collection for both theorists and practitioners. Drawing upon detailed case studies, it demonstrates the diverse roles of design in shaping mobility at different spaces and scales:…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Encounters in Planning Thought

    16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning

    Edited by Beatrix Haselsberger

    Encounters in Planning Thought builds on the intellectual legacy of spatial planning through essays by leading scholars from around the world, including John Friedmann, Peter Marcuse, Patsy Healey, Andreas Faludi, Judith Innes, Rachelle Alterman and many more. Each author provides a fascinating and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge

  • Migration Borders Freedom

    By Harald Bauder

    International borders have become deadly barriers of a proportion rivaled only by war or natural disaster. Yet despite the damage created by borders, most people can’t – or don’t want to – imagine a world without them. What alternatives do we have to prevent the deadly results of contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Sahara

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Jeremy Keenan

    This collection examines the Sahara holistically from the earliest (prehistoric) times through the ‘historical’ period to the present and with political direction into the future. The contributions cover palaeoclimatology, history, archaeology (cultural heritage), social anthropology, sociology,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • The Geography of Names

    Indigenous to post-foundational

    By Gwilym Lucas Eades

    This book examines geographical names, place-names, and toponymy from philosophical and cultural evolutionary perspectives. Geographical name-tracking-networks (Geo-NTNs) are posited as tools for tracking names through time and across space, and for making sense of how names evolve both temporally…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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