A new edition of Gillian Rose's bestselling guide to researching the visual. With over 28,000 copies sold worldwide, it is the go-to book for students and researchers across the social sciences and humanities.
Covering both qualitative and quantitative methods, this is a new edition of the essential companion for human and physical geography students. The book has 12 brand new chapters and is now supported by video introductions and free journal articles.
Exploring the geological research, this title explains how advances in the understanding of plate tectonics, seismology, and satellite imagery have enabled us to see the Earth for what it is. It introduces the concepts of continental drift, the earth's structure, sea floor spreading, and the relationship between the atmosphere and the oceans.
An enormously accessible account of the key philosophical ideas that have informed geographical research. A complete student guide to the theories, methodologies and histories of both human and physical geography.
Brand-new edition of the essential resource adopted on modules in statistical analysis, statistical methods and quantitative geography worldwide. Now fully integrated with online self-assessment exercises and downloadable data sets.
Effective use of today s vast geographic information (GI) resources requires more than just powerful technology for problem solving. It requires science to help us understand the way the world works, and to help us devise effective procedures for making decisions.
What is Geography? Geography is a fundamental fascination with, and a crucial method for, understanding the way the world works. This title offers readers a short and highly accessible account of the ideas and concepts constituting geography.
A broad and integrative student introduction to the conduct and interpretation of scientific research, covering both geography and environmental studies. It offers a clear balance of quantitative vs. qualitative and physical vs. human.
Combining on-the-ground reportage and up-to-date research, this pivotal book explains why China has failed to reap many of the economic and social benefits of urbanization, and suggests how these problems can be resolved.
An atlas that takes us across the oceans of the world to fifty remote islands. It features rare animals and lost explorers, marooned slaves and lonely scientists, mutinous sailors and forgotten castaways.
In this groundbreaking book, Myers uses African urban concepts and experiences to speak back to theoretical and practical concerns. It argues for a re-visioning - a seeing again, and a revising - of how cities in Africa are discussed and written about in both urban studies and African studies.
A guide to Europe's rail network on the very brink of the First World War. Published in 1913, it is divided into three sections: timetables for services covering the continent, short guides to each city and notable destination and features, and a wealth of advertisements and ephemeral materials concerning hotels, restaurants and services.