By Toru Hasegawa, K. Inoue
Along with a radical updating, this version introduces a number of new positive aspects that would aid scholars discover geography throughout areas, whereas bettering the book's status because the so much hugely visible textbook for the area nearby course. moreover, W. H. Freeman is proud to announce LaunchPad for Pulsipher/Pulsipher, World local Geography, the one on-line course/homework method for geography to add adaptive quizzing—via Freeman's hugely acclaimed LearningCurve.
By Catherine W. Cooper
; very good introductory texts.; those information-packed volumes supply entire overviews of every nation's humans, geography, background, govt, economic climate, and tradition; Full-colour illustrations and full-colour maps all through complete overviews of every nation's humans, geography, historical past, govt, economic climate, and tradition
By Prof. Dr. Robert J. Stimson, Prof. Dr. Roger R. Stough, Prof. Dr. Brian H. Roberts (auth.)
The 12 months is 2130. The first-ever excursion is shipped to Mercury to look for the reason for an unknown resource of electromagnetic radiation that could ruin area ships passing by means of the planet. considered inhospitable and useless, the skin of Mercury offers startling surprises for the team that endanger their lives and problem their confirmed notions of what it capacity to be a sentient being. and a few of the staff individuals have their very own separate agendas …The medical appendix on the finish of the ebook introduces readers to the wondrous international of Mercury and the way it's been portrayed in literary fiction as much as the current time. the writer then makes use of clinical literature to offer an idea of lifestyles that's not according to carbon chemistry or the necessity for water. there's additionally a dialogue of recognition in keeping with electromagnetic wave conception. References are supplied for additional reading.Nick Kanas is an Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry on the collage of California, San Francisco, the place he directed the gang treatment education software. For over twenty years he carried out learn on workforce remedy, and for almost twenty years after that he was once the primary Investigator of NASA-funded study on astronauts and cosmonauts. He is the co-author of Space Psychology and Psychiatry, which received the 2004 foreign Academy of Astronautics existence technological know-how publication Award, and the writer of Humans in area: The mental Hurdles, which received the 2016 foreign Academy of Astronautics existence technology e-book Award.
Dr. Kanas has provided talks on area psychology and on celestial mapping at numerous local and Worldcon technological know-how fiction conventions. A Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (London), he has been an beginner astronomer for over 50 years and is an avid reader of technology fiction. he's additionally the writer of 2 non-fiction books (Star Maps: background, Artistry, and Cartography and Solar process Maps: From Antiquity to the distance Age) and technology fiction novels (The New Martians and The Protos Mandate), all released through Springer.
By Richard O. Hundley
By Olivia Turnbull
Among 1979 and 1997, 1 / 4 of Britain’s local theaters closed their doorways perpetually. those who survived stumbled on themselves regularly at the breaking point, compelled to significantly lessen their courses and close down for prolonged sessions. Bringing Down the home examines how and why this quandary happened, from the British government’s scant regard for the humanities after global struggle II to the onset of Thatcherism and its long-lasting results at the theater undefined. This well timed learn for theater and cultural background students reveals a catalog of ordinary difficulties that ensured the fragility of the British neighborhood stage.
This e-book examines the interrelationship among telecommunications and tourism in shaping the character of house, position and the city at the top of the 20 th century. They speak about how those brokers are instrumental within the construction of homogenous world-spaces, and the way htese, in flip, presuppose new varieties of political and cultural identity.
Virtual Geographies explores how new conversation applied sciences are getting used to supply new geographies and new kinds of area. prime individuals from a variety of disciplines together with geography, sociology, philosophy and literature:
* examine how visions of our on-line world were constructed
* provide a serious overview of the prestige of digital environments and geographies
* discover how digital environments reshape the best way we expect and write concerning the international. This ebook units fresh technological advancements in a old and geographical standpoint to supply a clearer view of the recent vistas forward.
Within the mid-1990s, the previously pliant Indonesian Democratic occasion (PDI) was once reworked into an lively competition social gathering by way of Megawati Sukarnoputri (now President of Indonesia). the following backlash from the Suharto regime eventually ended in its downfall.
By Patricia Wilson Salinas, Frank Moulaert (auth.), Frank Moulaert, Patricia Wilson Salinas (eds.)
Throughout the area, a feeling of drawback has settled in like a nightmare that refuses to go away. we glance in the direction of the horizon with apprehension. significant alterations are afoot. Older commercial areas, as soon as wealthy and robust, stand through helplessly as factories shut down. negative international locations are sliding into chapter 11, not able even to feed their populations. In a couple of scattered enclaves, known as ex port systems, new production vegetation spring up in a single day: they hire predominantly younger, single girls and send their items to unknown locations in a foreign country. Small businesses are eaten up through larger ones which, in flip, are absorbed by way of nonetheless higher conglomerates. a few business sectors are burnt up altogether. Tensions among states are expanding. increasingly more international locations are coming below army rule. Torture and terrorism are become instruments of reliable country coverage. Civil wars are fought in important the US, Northern Africa, and Southeast Asia. foreign clash flares up be tween Britain and Argentina, Iraq and Iran, Ethiopia and Somalia. fiscal progress has slowed to a move slowly. Inflation undercuts the livelihood of the negative. The small manufacturer is ruined. it seems that we're interested in a massive restructuring of the capitalist global. the issues are gains, capital accumulation, and potency in seasoned duction. To make the indications aspect up, entire areas are sacrificed, new applied sciences are installed position, and new locational styles are created because the international is carved up right into a new foreign department oflabor.