Geomorphology of Upland Peat

Author: Martin Evans
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444391690
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The Geomorphology of Upland Peat offers a detailed synthesis of existing literature on peat erosion, incorporating new research ideas and data from two leading experts in the field. Presents the most detailed and current work to date Written in a style that is both intelligent and accessible Fully illustrated with original drawings and photographs Relevant and information for a broad audience working on organic sediments in various environments

Spaces of Colonialism

Author: Stephen Legg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405181575
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Examines the residential, policed, and infrastructural landscapes of New and Old Delhi under British Rule. The first book of its kind to present a comparative history of New and Old Delhi Draws on the governmentality theories and methodologies presented in Michel Foucault’s lecture courses Looks at problems of social and racial segregation, the policing of the cities, and biopolitical needs in urban settings Undertakes a critique of colonial governmentality on the basis of the lived spaces of everyday life

Driving Spaces

Author: Peter Merriman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470493496
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Peter Merriman traces the social and cultural histories and geographies of driving spaces through an examination of the design, construction and use of England’s M1 motorway in the 1950s and 1960s. A first-of-its-kind academic study examining the production and consumption of the landscapes and spaces of a British motorway An interdisciplinary approach, engaging with theoretical and empirical work from sociology, history, cultural studies, anthropology and geography Contains 38 high quality illustrations Based on extensive, original archive work

Geochemical Sediments and Landscapes

Author: David J. Nash
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444399675
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This state-of-the-art volume reviews both past work and current research, with contributions from internationally recognized experts. The book is organized into fourteen chapters and designed to embrace the full range of terrestrial geochemical sediments. An up-to-date and comprehensive survey of research in the field of geochemical sediments and landscapes Discusses the main duricrusts, including calcrete, laterite and silcrete Considers deposits precipitated in various springs, lakes, caves and near-coastal environments Considers the range of techniques used in the analysis of geochemical sediments, representing a significant advance on previous texts

In the Nature of Landscape

Author: David Matless
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118295722
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In the Nature of Landscape presents regional cultural landscape as a new direction for research in cultural geography. Represents the first cultural geographic study of the Norfolk Broads region of eastern England Addresses regional cultural landscape through consideration of narratives of landscape origin, debates over human conduct, the animal and plant landscapes of the region, and visions of the ends of landscape through pollution and flood Draws upon in-depth original research, spanning almost two decades of archival work, interviews, and field study Covers a great diversity of topics, from popular culture to scientific research, folk song to holiday diaries, planning survey to pioneering photography, and ornithology to children’s literature Features a variety of illustrative material, including original photographs, paintings, photography, advertising imagery, scientific diagrams, maps, and souvenirs

Resistance Space and Political Identities

Author: David Featherstone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 144439939X
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Utilizing research on networked struggles in both the 18th-century Atlantic world and our modern day, Resistance, Space and Political Identities: The Making of Counter-Global Networks challenges existing understandings of the relations between space, politics, and resistance to develop an innovative account of networked forms of resistance and political activity. Explores counter-global struggles in both the past and present—including both the 18th-century Atlantic world and contemporary forms of resistance Examines the productive geographies of contestation Foregrounds the solidarities and geographies of connection between different place-based struggles and argues that such solidarities are essential to produce more plural forms of globalization

State Science and the Skies

Author: Mark Whitehead
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405191746
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Utilizing environmental archival materials from the UK, State, Science and the Skies presents a groundbreaking historical account of the development of a state science of atmospheric pollution. Offers the most extensive historical and geographical account of atmospheric government and pollution in Britain, available today Presents archival material from 150 years of British history that represents an original contribution to our knowledge of the history of science and government Develops an innovative combination of Foucauldian history of government with a history of atmospheric science Raises crucial questions about the nature of state/science relations and the conditions under which environmental knowledge is produced

Queer Visibilities

Author: Andrew Tucker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444399772
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Combining current theory and original fieldwork, Queer Visibilities explores the gap between liberal South African law and the reality for groups of queer men living in Cape Town. Explores the interface between queer sexuality, race, and urban space to show links between groups of queer men Focuses on three main 'population groups' in Cape Town—white, coloured, and black Africans Discusses how HIV remains a key issue for queer men in South Africa Utilizes new research data—the first comprehensive cross-community study of queer identities in South Africa

Arsenic Pollution

Author: Peter Ravenscroft
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444355465
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Arsenic Pollution summarizes the most current research on the distribution and causes of arsenic pollution, its impact on health and agriculture, and solutions by way of water supply, treatment, and water resource management. Provides the first global and interdisciplinary account of arsenic pollution occurrences Integrates geochemistry, hydrology, agriculture, and water supply and treatment for the first time Options are highlighted for developing alternative water sources and methods for arsenic testing and removal Appeals to specialists in one discipline seeking an overview of the work being done in other disciplines