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Spatial Planning and Resilience Following DisastersInternational and Comparative Perspectives

Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Stefan Greiving, Michio Ubaura, and Jaroslav Tesliar (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Worldwide, the urban development and disaster management arena finds itself at a critical crossroad. This is driven by rapid urbanization (and de-urbanization) as well as a growing volume of damage ... More

Transportation and RevoltPigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Jacob Shell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

What sorts of transportation technologies and methods of conveyance have political regimes associated with the movement of weapons, papers, or people for political subversion and revolt? In an era ... More

Wildlife in the AnthropoceneConservation after Nature

Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Jamie Lorimer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Elephants rarely breed in captivity and are not considered domesticated, yet they interact with people regularly and adapt to various environments. Too social and sagacious to be objects, too strange ... More

Worldly ConsumersThe Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy

Worldly Consumers: The Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy

Genevieve Carlton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255316
eISBN:
9780226255453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255453.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Worldly Consumers explores the growing availability of maps to private consumers in sixteenth-century Italy and argues that maps became a central tool in the effort to construct an identity and ... More

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