Download E-books National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary PDF

By National Geographic

During this extraordinary e-book of visible wonders, nationwide Geographic finds an international only a few may have the opportunity to work out for themselves. Shot via a number of the world's best photographers, New York Times bestseller Rarely Seen positive aspects extraordinary photos of locations, occasions, usual phenomena, and artifical heirlooms seldom noticeable through human eyes. it is all the following: 30,000-year-old cave paintings sealed from the general public; animals which are one of the final in their species in the world; volcanic lightning; significant crystals that experience grown to greater than 50 lots; the engraving within Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch. With an advent by way of nationwide Geographic photographer Stephen Alvarez, whose paintings has taken him from the Peruvian Andes to the private caves of Papua New Guinea, Rarely Seen captures once-in-a-lifetime moments, normal wonders, and little-seen items from the some distance reaches of the globe.

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Download E-books Human Geography: People, Place, and Culture PDF

Human Geography 11th Edition teaches scholars to understand the range of individuals, locations, and cultures, and comprehend the function humans play in shaping our international. The targets of this variation are to supply geographic context to worldwide, local, nationwide and native concerns and to coach scholars to imagine geographically and severely approximately those matters. Human Geography: humans, position, and tradition features fantastically designed maps, dozens of bright pictures taken by way of the writer workforce, and writer and visitor box notes that support scholars see how geographers learn cultural landscapes and use fieldwork to appreciate places.  A newly designed demographic facts desk contains fiscal, political, and inhabitants information, all of which are tested in ArcGIS Online.

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Download E-books Mapping Antarctica: A Five Hundred Year Record of Discovery (Springer Praxis Books) PDF

By Robert Clancy, John Manning, Henk Brolsma

Each person likes maps and maps are constantly used to demonstrate the various books at the Antarctic. right here the point of interest is reversed with modern maps telling the tale – person who can be beautiful to the widest viewers because it is a different strategy complimenting what has long past prior to and offering whatever various for all drawn to Antarctica.

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Download E-books Where Is the Parthenon? PDF

Discover the ruins of the Parthenon, some of the most recognized and lovely areas within the world!
    
Athens, Greece, is better identified for the Parthenon, the ruins of an old temple accomplished in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena. yet what many of us do not know is that it in basic terms served as a temple for a pair hundred years. It then grew to become a church, then a mosque, and by means of the tip of the 1600s served as a storehouse for munitions. whilst an enemy military fired 1000s of cannon balls on the Acropolis, one without delay hit the Parthenon. a lot of the sculpture was once destroyed, 300 humans died, and the location fell into wreck. this day, viewers proceed to flock to this global recognized landmark, which has develop into a logo for historical Greece, democracy, and sleek civilization. contains black-and-white illustrations and a foldout colour map!

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Download E-books Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World PDF

During this New York Times bestseller, up to date for 2016, an award-winning journalist makes use of ten maps of the most important areas to provide an explanation for the geo-political innovations of the realm powers—“fans of geography, heritage, and politics (and maps) may be enthralled” (Fort worthy Star-Telegram).

Maps have a mysterious carry over us. no matter if historical, crumbling parchments or generated through Google, maps let us know issues we wish to recognize, not just approximately our present place or the place we're going yet concerning the global normally. And but, by way of geo-politics, a lot of what we're advised is generated through analysts and different specialists who've ignored to consult a map of where in question.

All leaders of countries are restricted by way of geography. In “one of the easiest books approximately geopolitics” (The night Standard), now up to date to incorporate 2016 geopolitical advancements, journalist Tim Marshall examines Russia, China, the USA, Latin the United States, the center East, Africa, Europe, Japan, Korea, and Greenland and the Arctic—their climate, seas, mountains, rivers, deserts, and borders—to supply a context frequently lacking from our political reportage: how the actual features of those nations impact their strengths and vulnerabilities and the choices made by way of their leaders.

Offering “a clean method of taking a look at maps” (The ny instances publication Review), Marshall explains the advanced geo-political options that form the globe. Why is Putin so keen about Crimea? Why was once the U.S. destined to turn into an international superpower? Why does China’s strength base proceed to extend? Why is Tibet destined to lose its autonomy? Why will Europe by no means be united? The solutions are geographical. “In an ever extra complicated, chaotic, and interlinked global, Prisoners of Geography is a concise and beneficial primer on geopolitics” (Newsweek) and a severe consultant to at least one of the main deciding on components in international affairs.

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Download E-books Taking-Place: Non-Representational Theories and Geography PDF

Rising during the last ten years from a suite of post-structuralist theoretical lineages, non-representational theories are having an important effect inside of Human Geography. Non-representational theorisation and examine has spread out new units of problematics round the physique, perform and performativity and encouraged new methods of doing and writing human geography that objective to have interaction with the taking-place of lifestyle. Drawing jointly various cutting edge contributions from top writers, this is often the 1st booklet to supply an intensive and in-depth evaluation of non-representational theories and human geography. The paintings addresses the center topics of this still-developing box, demonstrates the results of non-representational theories for lots of facets of human geographic idea and perform, and highlights parts of emergent severe debate. the gathering is dependent round 4 thematic sections – existence, illustration, Ethics and Politics - which discover the numerous relatives among non-representational theories and modern human geography.

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Download E-books Geographies of Mobilities: Practices, Spaces, Subjects PDF

By Tim Cresswell, Peter Merriman

During the last fifteen years or so, there was a common and lengthening fascination with the subject of mobility around the social sciences and arts. after all, geographers have constantly had an curiosity in mobility, yet as but they've got no longer seen this within the related 'mobility flip' as in different disciplines the place it's been used to critique the normal methods to the topics. this article brings jointly major teachers to supply a revitalised 'geography of mobilities' proficient through this wider 'mobility turn'. It makes connections among the probably disparate sub-disciplinary worlds of migration, delivery and tourism, suggesting that every has a lot to profit from one another throughout the ontological and epistemological situation for mobility.

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Download E-books Essentials of Physical Geography (with CengageNOW Printed Access Card) PDF

By Robert E. Gabler, James F. Petersen, L. Michael Trapasso

Necessities OF actual GEOGRAPHY makes use of the mixed services of 3 revered geographers to aid bridge the distance among clinical conception, functional program, and the human-environmental interface. The textual content emphasizes 3 crucial issues to illustrate the most important roles for the discipline--Geography as a actual technological know-how, Geography because the Spatial technology, and Geography as Environmental technology. With a renewed specialise in reading relationships and strategies between platforms, the textual content is helping scholars know how a few of the structures interrelate like by no means sooner than. The 8th variation gains actual GeographyNow™ the 1st assessment-driven and student-centered on-line studying answer created particularly for this direction. actual GeographyNow™ makes use of a chain of chapter-specific diagnostic exams to construct a customized studying plan for every scholar, permitting scholars to concentration their examine time on particular parts of weaknesses. each one customized studying plan directs scholars to precise bankruptcy sections and concept-driven multimedia tutorials designed to enhance their figuring out.

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Download E-books A Companion to Cultural Geography PDF

A spouse to Cultural Geography brings jointly unique contributions from 35 unusual overseas students to supply a severe assessment of this dynamic and influential box of analysis.

  • Provides obtainable overviews of key issues, debates and controversies from various historic and theoretical vantage points
  • Charts major alterations in cultural geography within the 20th century in addition to the vital ways that at present animate paintings within the field
  • A beneficial source not only for geographers but in addition these operating in allied fields who desire to get a transparent figuring out of the contribution geography is making to cross-disciplinary debates

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Download E-books A Companion to Environmental Geography (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Geography) PDF

A spouse to Environmental Geography is the 1st e-book to comprehensively and systematically map the examine frontier of 'human-environment geography' in an obtainable and complete approach.

  • Cross-cuts a number of parts of a self-discipline which has often been obvious as divided; proposing paintings by means of human and actual geographers within the related volume
  • Presents either the present 'state of the paintings' learn and charts destiny probabilities for the discipline
  • Extends the time period 'environmental geography' past its 'traditional' meanings to incorporate new paintings on nature and atmosphere via human and actual geographers - not only risks, assets, and conservation geographers
  • Contains essays from an excellent team of foreign participants from between proven students and emerging stars in geography

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