Download E-books Photography and Flight (Reaktion Books - Exposures) PDF

Used for every little thing from geographic overview to mystery secret agent missions, aerial images has a wealthy and storied heritage, ably stated the following in Photography and Flight.
Aerial images is marked through its dependency on technological advancements in either images and aerospace, and the authors chart the heritage of this images because it tracked the evolution of those applied sciences. starting with early pictures taken from hot-air balloons, fastened structures, and next hand held digital camera know-how, Denis Cosgrove and William Fox then clarify how army reconnaissance and governmental initiatives have been instrumental in catalyzing those and different thoughts within the box. They study pivotal ancient moments within which aerial images started to determine itself as crucial instrument, corresponding to in international conflict II army suggestions, high-altitude images taken from postwar rockets and plane, and using aerial images throughout the chilly battle and the Cuban Missile situation. The ebook additionally explores the development of geographic scholarship via aerial images, starting from army tours into Antarctica to the pictures of the curvature of the earth taken throughout the Apollo area missions.
While electronic know-how and distant sensing have replaced the panorama of images, Photography and Flight argues that they've no longer decreased the importance of aerial images in supplying photos of the earth. really, new applied sciences and ensuing ideas corresponding to Google Earth have enabled the mass democratization of entry to such details. Photography and Flight eventually finds how the digicam lens from far-off keeps to unearth telling information about the land and those that dwell upon it.
 

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Download E-books Higher Geography: Physical and Human Environments (2nd Edition) PDF

By Kenneth MacLean, Norman Thomson

Better Geography second variation presents complete insurance of upper Geography (Part 1). Geographical equipment and strategies are provided in concise and available language all through, followed via visible summaries to elucidate and extend at the text.

This re-creation of (the formerly titled) center better Geography has been absolutely up to date and amended for the latest syllabus amendments. a brand new part on Coastlines replaces that on Chalklands, and new sections have additionally been additional on business and concrete Landscapes from OS maps, in addition to a case research of the Geography of Aids. Statistical facts has been up-to-date and demanding monetary adjustments were highlighted, when definite different sections of the ebook were relocated to make this new version thoroughly applicable for the main updated syllabus preparations.

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Download E-books Place through the Body PDF

Creation: MakingPlacesBodies-HEIDI J. NAST and STEVE PILE

PART 1: FilteringPlacesBodies
2 Queer(y)ing globalization-J.K. GIBSON-GRAHAM
3 Bodies-cities-ELIZABETH GROSZ
4 Human.language.machine-KEN HILLIS
5 lacking kitchens-SUSAN BORDO, BINNIE KLEIN and MARILYN ok. SILVERMAN
6 The physique as “place”: reflexivity and fieldwork in Kano, Nigeria-HEIDI J. NAST

PART 2: ConfiningPlacesBodies
7 Harem: colonial fiction and architectural fantasm in turn-of-the-century France-EMILY APTER
8 Dancing at nighttime: the inscription of blackness in Le Corbusier’s Radiant City-MABEL O. WILSON
9 The South African physique politic: area, race and heterosexuality-GLEN S. ELDER
10 the home behind-KAREN BERMANN

PART three: ExcessingPlacesBodies
11 past nomadism: the go back and forth narratives of a “cripple”-MICHAEL L. DORN
12 Encountering Mary: ritualization and position contagion in postmodernity-ANGELA ok. MARTIN and SANDRA KRYST
13 Perverse wish: the entice of the mannish lesbian-TERESA DE LAURETIS
14 interpreting the sexed our bodies and areas of gyms-LYNDA JOHNSTON
15 girls and gents: educate rides and different Oedipal stories-VIRGINIA L. BLUM

PART four: ProjectingPlacesBodies
16 Inscribing family paintings on Filipina bodies-GERALDINE PRATT in collaboration with the PHILIPPINE girls CENTRE, VANCOUVER, CANADA
17 Mapped our bodies and disembodied maps: (dis)placing cartographic fight in colonial Canada-MATTHEW SPARKE
18 Embodying the city Maori warrior-GREGORY A. WALLER
19 intercourse, violence and the elements: male hysteria, scale and the fractal geographies of patriarchy-CHRISTOPHER LUKINBEAL and STUART C.AITKEN
20 Written at the physique: eroticism, dying and hagiography-GIULIANA BRUNO

CONCLUSION: EverydayPlacesBodies-HEIDI J.NAST AND STEVE PILE

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Download E-books Channel Shore: From the White Cliffs to Land's End PDF

The English Channel is the busiest waterway on the earth. Ferries steam from side to side, trains thunder in the course of the tunnel. The slim sea has been the most important to our improvement and prosperity. It is helping outline our proposal of Englishness, as an island humans, a state of seafarers. it's also our nearest, dearest playground the place humans have sought sunlight, sin and bracing breezes.

Tom castle takes us on a desirable, discursive trip from east to west, to determine what this stretch of water capacity to us and what's so distinctive concerning the English seashore, that area among land and seawater. He dips his toe into Sandgate's waters, takes the air in Hastings and Bexhill, chews whelks in Brighton, builds a sandcastle in Sandbanks, sunbathes in sunny Sidmouth, catches prawns off the slipway at Salcombe and hunts a shark off Looe. tales of smugglers and shipwreck robbers, of beachcombers and samphire gatherers, gold diggers and fossil hunters abound.

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Download E-books Global Geographies of the Internet (SpringerBriefs in Geography) PDF

By Barney Warf

This day, approximately 2 billion humans use the web, and its functions have flourished in quantity and value. This quantity will research the expansion and geography of the web from a political economic climate point of view. Its primary motivation is to demonstrate that our on-line world doesn't exist in a few aspatial void, yet is deeply rooted in nationwide and native political and cultural contexts. towards that finish, it is going to invoke a number of significant theorists of our on-line world, yet follow their views in phrases which are available to readers without familiarity with them. past summaries of the infrastructure that makes the net attainable and worldwide distributions of clients, it delves into concerns corresponding to the electronic divide to stress the inequalities that accompany the expansion of our on-line world. It additionally addresses web censorship, e-commerce, and e-government, concerns that experience bought remarkably little scholarly cognizance, quite from a spatial standpoint. all through, it demonstrates that during our on-line world, position concerns, in order that no finished figuring out of the net could be accomplished with out contemplating the way it is embedded inside, and in flip adjustments, neighborhood institutional and political contexts. therefore the ebook rebuts simplistic 'death of distance' perspectives or those who assert there's, or might be, a 'one-size-fits-all, cookie-cutter' version of the web appropriate to all instances and locations.

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Download E-books National Geographic Hors-Série [FR], Issue 17 (March 2015) PDF

Le journal des grandes expéditions nationwide Geographic emmène chaque mois, ses lecteurs sur le chemin d’aventures uniques, avec un éventail de sujets qui va de l'archéologie aux civilisations anciennes, en passant par les merveilles de l. a. nature, los angeles faune, l. a. flore, mais aussi l’ethnographie. los angeles ardour et l’enthousiasme qui animent les newshounds et photographes, connus et reconnus dans le monde entier, sont le moteur du magazine.
C'est un spécial Egypte ce mois-ci.

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Download E-books Paris, Capital of Modernity PDF

By David Harvey

Gathering David Harvey's best paintings on Paris in the course of the moment empire, Paris, Capital of Modernity bargains terrific insights starting from the beginning of consumerist spectacle at the Parisian boulevards, the artistic visions of Balzac, Baudelaire and Zola, and the reactionary cultural politics of the bombastic Sacre Couer. The booklet is seriously illustrated and encompasses a quantity drawings, pics and cartoons by way of Daumier, one of many maximum political caricaturists of the 19th century.

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Download E-books Urban Ecology: An International Perspective on the Interaction Between Humans and Nature PDF

Urban Ecology is a speedily starting to be box of educational and sensible importance. city ecologists have released numerous convention court cases and frequently give a contribution to the ecological, architectural, making plans, and geography literature. notwithstanding, vital papers within the box that set the basis for the self-discipline and illustrate sleek ways from various views and areas of the realm haven't been accrued in one, available e-book. Foundations of city Ecology does this through reprinting vital ecu and American courses, filling gaps within the released literature with a number of, special unique works, and translating key works initially released in German. This edited quantity will supply scholars and pros with a wealthy historical past in all points of city ecology.

The editors emphasize the drivers, styles, approaches and results of human payment. The papers they synthesize supply readers with a vast knowing of the neighborhood and worldwide elements of cost via conventional common and social technology lenses. This interdisciplinary imaginative and prescient provides the reader a complete view of the city environment by way of introducing drivers, styles, tactics and results of human settlements and the relationships among people and different animals, crops, environment methods, and abiotic stipulations. The reader learns how human associations, well-being, and personal tastes effect, and are inspired through, the others individuals in their shared city ecosystem.

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