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Urban Uncanny: A Collection of Interdisciplinary Studies

Paperback, 28/04/2016, £38.99
Examines urban spaces as locations of moral transgression, the use of schemes that impose power structures on residents and the feelings they inspire.

Making of the British Landscape: From the Ice Age to the Present

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £9.99
The history of 12,000 years of the British landscape, from the Ice Age to the twenty-first century, by prizewinning author Nicholas Crane, co-presenter of COAST.

Introducing Human Geographies 3ed

Paperback, 26/11/2013, £56.99
A comprehensive, stimulating and cutting-edge guide with the latest thinking on essential topics such as population, biogeography and environmental geographies and new and exciting areas such as mobilities, securities and public spaces.

Amartya Sen's Development as Freedom

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Sen's 1997 work argues that the success or failure of international development cannot be measured by income alone. Having grown up in India, Sen brings his own understanding of poverty to the issue, arguing that the end goal of development must be human freedom.

Rachel Carson's Silent Spring

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Carson's 1962 work Silent Spring was one of the first books ever to highlight environmentalist issues. Focusing on the negative, widespread, and long-lasting effects of human activity on the environment-particularly through the use of chemical pesticides in agriculture-Carson argued that we are all morally obliged to look after the environment.

Richard Dawkin's The Selfish Gene

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
The Selfish Gene is that rarest of things: an outstanding work of scholarship that has seeped into popular culture. Richard Dawkins's contentious notion that organisms are survival mechanisms for 'selfish genes' has helped shape the debate in evolutionary biology for almost 40 years.

James Ferguson's The Anti-Politics Machine

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
The Anti-Politics Machine (1990) examines how international development projects are conceived, researched, and put into practice. It also looks at what these projects actually achieve.

Key Thinkers on Cities

Paperback, 27/06/2017, £33.99
The work of 40 innovative and influential thinkers are profiled in this text to provide students with an engaging introduction to and intellectual survey of those who are and have been instrumental in the way we interact with cities

Urban Geography

Hardback, 29/04/2008, £192.99
* The Second Edition of Kaplan's Urban Geography text aims to uncover the excitement and richness found in cities, while tackling the wide variety of urban challenges. * Offers a comprehensive treatment of urban geography, covering the field both as it has evolved and as it exists today.

Phantom Architecture

Hardback, 01/11/2017, £25.00
Phantom Architecture tells the stories of some fifty unbuilt buildings, describing how they were conceived, exploring their amazing variety, and showing how they have inspired other architects and artists who have looked at their plans in amazement and awe.


Paperback, 01/02/2001, £36.99
An introduction to the theories of territoriality and the geographical outcomes of territorial control. The book takes account of all the substantial developments in the 1990s, exploring both macro- and micro-scale territoriality. Theory is supported by historical and contemporary examples.

Spirit of Carnival: Magical Realism and the Grotesque

Paperback, 31/05/2004, £18.00
The world of literature responds to the "spirit of carnival" in ways that are both social and cultural, mythological and archetypal. In their artmaking, Danow claims, human beings are animated by a periodic predisposition toward the bright side of carnival, matched by an equally strong, far darker predilection.

Question of Space: Interrogating the Spatial Turn between Disciplines

Paperback, 29/09/2017, £36.00
This edited collection offers a much-needed interdisciplinary exploration of the longevity and impact of the spatial turn across disciplines. It is aimed at advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and scholars interested in space and place in the humanities and social sciences.

Urban Economics and Urban Policy: Challenging Conventional Policy Wisdom

Paperback, 25/09/2015, £29.95
In this bold, exciting and readable volume, Paul Cheshire, Max Nathan and Henry Overman illustrate the insights that recent economic research brings to our understanding of cities, and the lessons for urban policy-making.

Island on the Edge of the World: The Story of St Kilda

Paperback, 17/01/2019, £9.99
A classic work of social history and a moving account of the destruction of a remote Scottish community

Cultural Geographies: An Introduction

Paperback, 13/08/2013, £59.99

Fifty Maps and the Stories they Tell

Paperback, 05/07/2019, £12.00
This book is a treasure-trove of cartographical delights spanning over a thousand years. Each map is accompanied by a narrative revealing the story behind how it came to be made and the significance of what it shows. The chronological arrangement highlights how cartography has evolved over the centuries.

London Map Journal

01/03/2019, £9.99
This hard cover journal has lined pages of high quality paper and is finished with a sturdy elastic band closure, ribbon marker, expanding wallet and elastic pen holder. Produced to a high standard with careful attention to finishing and details, it is the perfect gift for all map-loving writers and stationery lovers.

Safe as Houses: Private Greed, Political Negligence and Housing Policy After Grenfell

Paperback, 14/03/2019, £11.99
As the tragedy of the Grenfell tower fire has slowly revealed a shadowy background of outsourcing, private finance initiatives and a council turning a blind eye to health and safety concerns, many questions need answers. Stuart Hodkinson has those answers. -- .

Three Levels of Sustainability

Paperback, 01/09/2011, £31.99
This book aims to provide the missing link in current debates around sustainability, taking a holistic approach to sustainable development that starts and ends with the human being. The personal dimension of sustainable development has been neglected and sustainable societies cannot be achieved without committed individuals.

Brilliant Maps: An Atlas for Curious Minds

Hardback, 05/11/2019, £20.00
See the world anew with this unique and beautifully designed infographic atlas.

Death and Life of Great American Cities

Paperback, 19/03/2020, £20.00
In this classic text, Jane Jacobs set out to produce an attack on current city planning and rebuilding and to introduce new principles by which these should be governed.

The City Reader

Paperback, 16/06/2020, £59.99
The 7th edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city. Sixty-three selections are included: forty-five from the 6th edition and eighteen new selections, including three newly written exclusively for The City Reader.

Food Systems Failure: The Global Food Crisis and the Future of Agriculture

Paperback, 26/11/2013, £51.99
This book provides a critical assessment of the contemporary global food system in light of the heightening food crisis, as evidence of its failure to achieve food security for the world's population.

Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture: Greening the World's Food Economy

Paperback, 12/06/2018, £36.99
Co-written by Jules Pretty, one of the pioneers of the concept and internatonally known and respected authority on sustainable agriculture, this book sets out current thinking and debates around sustainable agriculture and intensification.

Global Food Security: What Matters?

Paperback, 20/12/2019, £39.99
This book looks at food security from a socio-economic perspective. It offers a detailed and systematic examination of food security from its historical backgrounds, concepts and measurements, to the determinants and approaches to achieve food security. The book also introduces the key challenges and root causes of food insecurity.

Colours of London: A History

Hardback, 04/10/2022, £25.00
In Colours of London Peter Ackroyd tells the history of London through the lens of colour - with specially commissioned colorised photographs from Dynamichrome that bring a lost London back to life.

Urban Geography: A Critical Introduction

Paperback, 26/07/2013, £26.95
Urban Geography a comprehensive introduction to a variety of issues relating to contemporary urban geography, including patterns and processes of urbanization, urban development, urban planning, and life experiences in modern cities.

Geographies of Culture

Paperback, 18/09/2003, £52.99
Agricultural geography changed dramatically during the last decades of the 20th century, reflecting the transformation of the farming industry itself. This text embraces these changes, applying ideas and methods from contemporary social science.

Eventful Cities

Paperback, 06/04/2007, £42.99
Processes of globalisation, economic restructuring and urban redevelopment have placed events at the centre of strategies for change in cities. This title analyses the process of cultural event development, management and marketing and links these processes to their wider cultural, social and economic context.

Approaches to Human Geography

7, 18/01/2006, £29.99
Deals with the theory and practice in Human Geography. This title offers a systematic review of the key ideas and debates informing post-war geography, explaining how those ideas work in practice. It is suitable for students who have not met philosophical or theoretical approaches.

Envisioning Human Geographies

7, 06/11/2003, £36.99
Offers a series of visions for the future of human geography. This book presents a debate about what human geography could and should be concerned with in the twenty-first century. It address the shape and direction of human geographies, and contains chapters envisioning an intellectual future for the subject.

Human Geography

Paperback, 27/08/2004, £35.99
Examines the major trends, debates, research and conceptual evolution of human geography during the twentieth century.


7, 07/01/2005, £63.99
Provides a coherent, comprehensive introduction to urban geography. From a global perspective, the authors examine urban trends and their outcomes in both the developed and the less developed countries in order to understand, analyze, and interpret the landscapes, economies, and communities of towns and cities around the world.

Changing Geography of the United Kingdom

Paperback, 16/09/1999, £48.99
This fully revised edition of a widely used introductory text presents a full description and interpretation of the changes that have occurred during the 1990s.

Practising Human Geography

Paperback, 21/04/2004, £47.99
Practising Human Geography is a critical introduction to key issues in the practice of human geography, informed by the question 'how do geographers do research?' In examining those methods and practices that are essential to doing geography, it presents a theoretically-informed discussion of the construction and interpretation of geographical data

Lake District

Paperback, 25/02/2016, £9.99

Key Concepts in Urban Studies 2ed

Paperback, 07/12/2015, £28.99
A long awaited, fully-revised edition of this popular, inter-disciplinary student guide to urban studies.

Canadian Urban Regions: Trajectories of Growth and Change

Paperback, 21/04/2011, £40.99
A core text for upper-level courses in urban geography; urban planning; and urban studies at the university level.

Urban Regeneration 2ed

Paperback, 27/02/2015, £41.99
In this new edition of the standard text on the theory and practice of urban regeneration, there are case studies and examples of best practice throughout, and a whole section devoted to international and comparative regeneration.

Geographic Thought: A Critical Introduction

Paperback, 19/12/2012, £25.95
Geographic Thought: A Critical Introduction presents an engaging and accessible account of the major thinkers and key theoretical developments in the field of human geography.

Researching the City: A Guide for Students

Paperback, 13/11/2013, £25.99
A much-needed guide for students doing dissertations on urban issues and cities. Covering both qualitative and quantitative methods, a team of leading researchers show how particular methods are used successfully in urban research projects.

Farmers, Consumers, Innovators: The World of Joan Thirsk

Paperback, 09/09/2016, £16.99
Joan Thirsk was the leading English agrarian historian of the late 20th century. Her research explored regional farming, rural industry, changing tastes and fashions, and innovations in the rural economy. This book demonstrates Thirsk's relevance for historians today, presenting new work that has been influenced by her.

Peaceful Path: Building Garden Cities and New Towns

Paperback, 02/03/2016, £16.99
Planning historian Stephen Ward offers a timely new history of garden cities and new towns with the Hertfordshire exemplars as its focus. Yet this is not just a work of history: The Peaceful Path also examines the contemporary relevance of Ebenezer Howard's vision.

Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City

Paperback, 25/11/2016, £9.99
Where now for the secret, the contemplative, the quiet and subterranean in our cities? The question may no longer be what spaces we wish to engage with but when are they?

Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

Paperback, 09/01/2014, £12.99
This new dictionary provides a quick and authoritative point of reference for chemical engineering, covering areas such as materials, energy balances, reactions, and separations. It also includes relevant terms from the areas of chemistry, physics, mathematics, and biology.

Vital Little Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs

Hardback, 04/05/2017, £16.99
From the INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED author of the modern classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities Vital Little Plans weaves a lifetime of ideas from the most prominent urbanist of the twentieth century into a book that is indispensable to life in the twenty-first.

Estates: An Intimate History

Paperback, 04/05/2017, £10.99
New edition of Lynsey Hanley's ground-breaking Estates, with a new introduction from the author.

Pinpoint: How GPS is Changing Our World

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £9.99
A big-think book which tells the riveting story of GPS (Global Positioning System) and how it is affecting our brains, our technology, and our culture, in the tradition of James Gleick and Nicholas Carr.
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