Approaches to Human Geography by Stuart C Aitken, Gill Valentine

By Stuart C Aitken, Gill Valentine

Approaches to Human Geography is the basic scholar primer on idea and perform in Human Geography. it's a systematic assessment of the foremost principles and debates informing post-war geography, explaining how these principles paintings in perform. warding off jargon - whereas responsive to the rigor and complexity of the guidelines that underlie geographic wisdom – the textual content is written for college students who've now not met philosophical or theoretical ways prior to. this can be a starting consultant to geographic study and perform.

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Time and Social Theory by Barbara Adam

By Barbara Adam

Time is on the vanguard of latest scholarly inquiry around the ordinary sciences and the arts. but the social sciences have remained considerably remoted from time-related matters. This ebook argues that point may be a key a part of social concept and focuses trouble upon matters that have emerged as imperative to an knowing of todaya s social global. via her research of time Barbara Adam exhibits that our modern social theories are firmly embedded in Newtonian technological know-how and classical dualistic philosophy. She exposes those classical frameworks of proposal as insufficient to the duty of conceptualizing our modern global of standardized time, pcs, nuclear strength and worldwide telecommunications.

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Reading economic geography by Trevor J. Barnes, Jamie Peck, Eric Sheppard, Adam Tickell

By Trevor J. Barnes, Jamie Peck, Eric Sheppard, Adam Tickell

This reader introduces scholars to examples of crucial examine within the box of financial geography.

• Brings jointly crucial study contributions to fiscal geography.
• Editorial statement makes the fabric obtainable for students.
• The editors are hugely revered of their box.

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Slav Outposts in Central European History: The Wends, Sorbs by Gerald Stone

By Gerald Stone

While many examine eu heritage by way of the key states that at the present time make up the map of Europe, this technique has a tendency to miss submerged international locations just like the Wends, the westernmost Slavs who as soon as inhabited the lands which later turned East Germany and Western Poland. This booklet examines the decline and sluggish erosion of the Wends from the time after they occupied all of the land among the River Elbe and the River Vistula round 800 advert to the current, the place they nonetheless live on in tiny enclaves south of Berlin (the Wends and Sorbs) and west of Danzig (the Kashubs).

Slav Outposts in valuable eu History - which additionally comprises quite a few photos and maps - places the tale of the Wends, the Sorbs and the Kashubs in a much wider ecu context in an effort to extra sophisticate our realizing of the way ethnic teams, societies, confessions and states have flourished or floundered within the sector. it really is a tremendous e-book for all scholars and students of valuable eu background and the background of eu peoples and states extra generally.

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A Place in the Sun: Africa in Italian Colonial Culture from by Patrizia Palumbo, Angelo del Boca, Giulia Barrera, Barbara

By Patrizia Palumbo, Angelo del Boca, Giulia Barrera, Barbara Sòrgoni, Nicola Labanca, Cristina Lombardi-Diop, Lucia Re, Giorgio Bertellini, Cecilia Boggio, Karen Pinkus, Cinzia Sartini-Blum, Robin Pickering-Iazzi

Given the centrality of Africa to Italy's nationwide id, an intensive research of Italian colonial heritage and tradition has been lengthy past due. vital advancements, the expansion of postcolonial experiences and the debate surrounding immigration from Africa to the Italian peninsula, have made it transparent that the dialogue of Italy's colonial earlier is vital to any realizing of the historical past and building of the kingdom. This assortment, the 1st to assemble articles via the most-respected students in Italian colonial reports, highlights the ways that colonial discourse has pervaded Italian tradition from the post-unification interval to the current. in the course of the Risorgimento, Africa used to be invoked as a limb of a proudly resuscitated Imperial Rome. in the course of the Fascist period, imperialistic politics have been an important in shaping either household and overseas perceptions of the Italian country. those individuals supply compelling essays on decolonization, exoticism, fascist and liberal politics, anthropology, and historiography, let alone well known literature, feminist experiences, cinema, and kid's literature. as the Italian colonial previous has had large repercussions, not just in Italy and within the former colonies but additionally in different international locations in a roundabout way concerned, students in lots of components will welcome this large and insightful landscape of Italian colonial tradition.

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Constructions of European Identity: Debates and Discourses by Senem Ayd?n-Düzgit

By Senem Ayd?n-Düzgit

This ebook examines european discourses on Turkey within the ecu fee, ecu Parliament and 3 european member states (France, Germany and Britain), to bare the discursive building of ecu id via european representations of Turkey. in line with a poststructuralist framework that conceptualizes id as discursively developed via distinction, the ebook applies serious Discourse research to the research of texts and argues that there are a number of Europe(s) which are developed in talks over the growth of Turkey, various inside and among various ideological, nationwide and institutional contexts. The booklet discerns 4 major discourse issues over which those Europe(s) are built, similar to the conceptualization of Europe as a safety group, as an upholder of democratic values, as a political undertaking and as a cultural house. The e-book argues that Turkey constitutes a key case in exploring quite a few discursive constructs of ecu id, because the talks on Turkey pave the best way for the development of alternative models of Europe in discourse.

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BEN-GURION AGAINST THE KNESSET (Cass Series--Israeli by Giora Goldberg

By Giora Goldberg

The facility fight among Ben-Gurion and the Knesset was once no longer basically involved in who may still carry the reins of energy, yet with the beliefs that are supposed to lie at the back of govt. Ben-Gurion didn't imagine that the Knesset had the ethical spine required at a historical turning-point in Israeli heritage, whilst the nature of the kingdom used to be being built; even if he conceded that it used to be in a position to facing the extra mundane administrative initiatives. He as a result denied the Knesset the correct to participate within the policy-making procedure, triggered a decline within the help of the elite and most people, inspired partisanship, and endeavored to minimize competitiveness. Ben-Gurion used to be so dismissive of the Knesset and its participants, that he wouldn't even attend events at which Knesset participants have been being given awards.

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Mitteleuropa and German Politics: 1848 to the Present by J. Brechtefeld

By J. Brechtefeld

The revival of the sector of east-central Europe referred to as 'Mitteleuropa' started in Hungary and Czechoslovakia. For Germany, 'Mitteleuropa' grew to become a renewed geopolitical thought. given that 1990 Mitteleuropa has more and more turn into a area of German financial engagement. although, German elites failed in spite of the fact that to enhance a coherent political method of that sector whereas at the same time engaging in an eclectic Mitteleuropa coverage open air a broader framework of overseas coverage. This ebook lines Germany's Mitteleuropa politics and places them into an ancient context and right into a framework for destiny overseas coverage.

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5 Steps to a 5 500 AP English Language Questions to Know by by Allyson Ambrose

By Allyson Ambrose

Organized for simple reference and the most important perform, assurance of all of the crucial issues provided as 500 AP-style questions with certain solution motives

five Steps to a five: 500 AP English Language inquiries to comprehend through try out Day is adapted to fulfill your research needs—whether you’ve left it to the final minute to arrange otherwise you were learning for months. you'll make the most of going over the questions written to parallel the subject, structure, and measure of hassle of the questions inside the AP examination, followed through solutions with complete factors.

Features:

  • 500 AP-style questions and solutions referenced to center AP fabrics
  • Review causes for correct and flawed solutions
  • Additional on-line perform
  • Close simulations of the true AP tests
  • Updated fabric displays the newest checks
  • Online perform exercises

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