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  1. The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape

    Shaping Your Landscape

    Edited by Robert Layton, Peter Ucko

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape contributes to the development of theory in archaeology and anthropology, provides new and varied case studies of landscape and environment from five continents, and raises important policy issues concerning development and the management of heritage....

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Travels in Asia and Africa

    1325-1354

    By Ibn Battuta

    'One of the most fascinating travel books of all time' Times Literary Supplement 'He could not have been more 'modern' if he had been born in the twentieth century' Evening Standard Ibn Battuta was the only medieval traveller who is known to have visited the lands of every Muhammadan ruler of his...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Travels of Marco Polo

    By L. F. Benedetto

    First published in 1931. None of the manuscripts which have come down to us represents the original form of Marco Polo's narrative, but it is clear that certain texts are closer to the lost original than others. Entrusted with the task of preparing a new Italian edition of Marco Polo, Benedetto...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Envisioning Landscapes, Making Worlds

    Geography and the Humanities

    Edited by Stephen Daniels, Dydia DeLyser, J. Nicholas Entrikin, Doug Richardson

    The past decade has witnessed a remarkable resurgence in the intellectual interplay between geography and the humanities in both academic and public circles. The metaphors and concepts of geography now permeate literature, philosophy and the arts. Concepts such as space, place, landscape, mapping...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Agriculture in World History

    By Mark B. Tauger

    Series: Themes in World History

    Civilization from its origins has depended on the food, fibre, and other commodities produced by farmers. In this unique exploration of the world history of agriculture, Mark B. Tauger looks at farmers, farming, and their relationships to non-farmers from the classical societies of the...

    Published November 4th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Making of the American Landscape

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael P. Conzen

    The only compact yet comprehensive survey of environmental and cultural forces that have shaped the visual character and geographical diversity of the settled American landscape. The book examines the large-scale historical influences that have molded the varied human adaptation of the continent’s...

    Published January 21st 2010 by Routledge

  7. The History of the Study of Landforms - Volume 3

    Historical and Regional Geomorphology, 1890-1950

    By Robert P. Beckinsale, Richard J. Chorley

    This volume provides a global treatment of historical and regional geomorphic work as it developed from the end of the nineteenth century to the hiatus of the Second World War. The book deals with the burgeoning of the eustatic theory, the concepts of isostasy and epeirogeny, and the first complete...

    Published November 12th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Moderns Abroad

    Architecture, Cities and Italian Imperialism

    By Mia Fuller

    Series: Architext

    This volume studies the architecture and urbanism of modern-era Italian colonialism (1869-1943) as it sought to build colonies in North and East Africa and the eastern Mediterranean. Mia Fuller follows, not only the design of the physical architecture, but also the development of colonial design...

    Published September 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. A Geographical Introduction to History

    By L. Febvre

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published April 16th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Spaces of Consumption

    Leisure and Shopping in the English Town, c.1680–1830

    By Jon Stobart, Andrew Hann, Victoria Morgan

    Consumption is well established as a key theme in the study of the eighteenth century. Spaces of Consumption brings a new dimension to this subject by looking at it spatially. Taking English towns as its scene, this inspiring study focuses on moments of consumption – selecting and purchasing goods...

    Published June 21st 2007 by Routledge