The Earthscan Atlas

The Earthscan Atlas

  • The Atlas of Climate Change

    Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge, 3rd Edition

    By Kirstin Dow, Thomas E. Downing

    Since the first edition of this highly acclaimed Atlas was published in 2006 (it won the 'Planeta Environment Book of the Year' award) climate change has climbed even further up the global agenda. This new edition features: the outcomes of the negotiations at the UNFCC conference in Copenhagen…

    Paperback – 2011-10-18
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  • The Atlas of Coasts and Oceans

    Mapping Ecosystems, Threatened Resources and Marine Conservation

    By Don Hinrichsen

    This unique assessment of the world's coasts and oceans details the ecological, environmental and economic importance of each and the global challenges we face to manage common waters and the resources they contain before development threatens to destroy the ultimate source of all life on the 'blue…

    Paperback – 2011-05-12
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  • The Atlas of Human Migration

    Global Patterns of People on the Move

    By Russell King, Richard Black, Michael Collyer, Anthony J Fielding, Ronald Skeldon

    Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration…

    Paperback – 2010-07-29
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  • The Atlas of Human Rights

    Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide

    By Andrew Fagan

    Human rights have become synonymous with legal, political, social and even economic justice - as a means of overcoming oppression and discrimination irrespective of nationality, class, creed, gender, ethnicity, or even ideological commitment. As global governments are increasingly using a threat of…

    Paperback – 2010-06-10
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  • The Atlas of Water

    Mapping the World's Most Critical Resource, 2nd Edition

    By Maggie Black, Jannet King

    The planet's finite supply of fresh water is under such pressure that soon it may be the most valuable commodity on earth. The new edition of this crucial and timely atlas shows water distribution worldwide, and reflects the latest thinking and emerging issues. With updated data throughout, the…

    Paperback – 2009-09-08
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  • The Atlas of Women in the World

    4th Edition

    By Joni Seager

    'When is an atlas a page-turner? When it makes the female half of the world visible in reliable statistics and glorious graphics. Nobody should be without this book.' Gloria Steinem 'A wonderfully illuminating and clear sighted book. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the reality…

    Paperback – 2009-02-19
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  • The Atlas of Endangered Species

    3rd Edition

    By Richard MacKay

    Up to 20 percent of species may be extinct by 2030. Vividly presented through full-colour maps and graphics, this fully revised and updated atlas profiles species lost, threatened and surviving today. It examines different ecosystems, the major threats to their inhabitants and steps being taken…

    Paperback – 2008-10-20
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  • The State of the World Atlas

    8th Edition

    By Dan Smith

    Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night. The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last…

    Paperback – 2008-09-25
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  • The State of the Middle East

    An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution, 2nd Edition

    By Dan Smith

    From the author of the bestselling The State of the World Atlas, here is an essential tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics. As Western powers attempt to redraw the map of the region, Dan Smith uses his forensic skills to unravel the history of this arena of…

    Paperback – 2008-09-24
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  • The Atlas of Food

    Who Eats What, Where and Why, 2nd Edition

    By Erik Millstone, Tim Lang

    Now completely updated, this award-winning atlas maps every link of the food chain, from farming, production and retail to the food on our plates. It also investigates how, in an era of new technologies, globalized food trade and even plentiful supply, millions remain hungry. Topics include:…

    Paperback – 2008-09-24
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  • The Atlas of Health

    Mapping the Challenges and Causes of Disease

    By Diarmuid O'Donovan

    Winner of the BMA Board of Science Award for the Public Understanding of Science and the BMA Medical Book Award for Public Health.  This is a major new graphic profile of global health. The atlas maps the causes and incidences of the major diseases as well as the economic, social and…

    Paperback – 2008-02-05
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  • The State of the American Empire

    How the USA Shapes the World

    By Stephen Burman

    As the USA's domination of world affairs meets ever-widening international resentment, this revealing interrogation of America's global footprint explores the complexities of its impact on the world. Covering a wide range of topics - from Wall Street to the War on Terror - The State of the American…

    Paperback – 2007-08-21
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  • The Atlas of Religion

    Mapping Contemporary Challenges and Beliefs

    By Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer

    The world's religions have emerged as one of the great geopolitical forces shaping our lives. Understanding these beliefs is crucial to understanding ethnic tension and the clash of cultures, as well as being fundamental to world peace. Even where people have moved away from formal religious…

    Paperback – 2007-03-12
    Routledge
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  • The State of the Middle East

    An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution

    By Dan Smith

    From the author of the bestselling The State of the World Atlas, here is an essential tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics. As Western powers attempt to redraw the map of the region, Dan Smith uses his forensic skills to unravel the history of this arena…

    Paperback – 2006-09-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • The Atlas of War and Peace

    By Dan Smith

    At rare moments it seems a new era is starting before our eyes and history is about to change very fast. September 11, 2001 was such a moment. The latest edition of this classic reference takes us beyond the headlines. It provides a global overview of the causes and consequences of war today and…

    Paperback – 2003-03-31
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