30 Mar 2020

Tag: Human Geography

Biological Sciences

Population Ecology in Practice 

A synthesis of contemporary analytical and modeling approaches in population ecology The book provides an overview of the key analytical approaches that are currently used in demographic, genetic, and spatial analyses in population ecology. The chapters present current problems, introduce advances in analytical methods and…

Anthropology

Inscribed Landscapes: Marking and Making Place 

Landscapes all over the world are inscribed with enduring physical marks. Socially constructed and engaged, landscape inscriptions (monuments, roads, gardens, rock-art) are foci of social experience and as such are symbolic expressions that mold and facilitate the transmission of ideas. Through inscription, landscapes become social…

Americas

American Studies: A User’s Guide 

American Studies has long been a home for adventurous students seeking to understand the culture and politics of the United States. This welcoming spirit has found appeal around the world, but at the heart of the field is an identity crisis. Nearly every effort to…

History

War and State Formation in Syria: Cemal Pasha’s Governorate During World War I, 1914-1917 (Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History) 

During the First World War, Cemal Pasha attempted to establish direct control over Syrian and thereby reaffirm Ottoman authority there through various policies of control, including the abolishment of local intermediaries. Elaborating on these Ottoman policies of control, this book assesses Cemal Pasha’s policies towards…

Health, Fitness & Dieting

Sex, Love and Money in Cambodia: Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships (The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia) 

Dealing with the complex and discomforting ‘grey ‘area where sex, love and money collide, this book highlights the general materiality of everyday sex that takes place in all relationships. In doing so, it draws attention to and destigmatizes the transactional elements within many ‘normative’ partnerships…