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Historical geography books

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Recently Published

The Great Horizon 50 Tales of Exploration by Jo Woolf The Great Horizon 50 Tales of Exploration

Fifty stories of adventure and exploration over more than two hundred years of human history. Published in association with the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Trees in England Management and disease since 1600 by Tom Williamson, Gerry Barnes, Toby Pillatt Trees in England Management and disease since 1600
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The results of an ambitious research project are here shaped into a richly detailed survey of English arboriculture over the last four centuries. Trees in England will be essential reading not only for landscape historians but also for natural scientists,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2017

Lost Countries Exotic Tales from an Old Stamp Album by Stuart Laycock Lost Countries Exotic Tales from an Old Stamp Album

Lost Countries explores the history of those countries that at one point in time existed, and even issued their own stamps, before they were colonized and usurped.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Scotland: Mapping the Nation by Christopher Fleet, Margaret Wilkes, Charles W. J. Withers Scotland: Mapping the Nation
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Winner of the Saltire Society Scottish Research Book of the Year award 2012
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

River of Life, River of Death The Ganges and India's Future by Victor (Asia News Editor, Financial Times) Mallet River of Life, River of Death The Ganges and India's Future
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India is killing the Ganges, and the Ganges in turn is killing India. Victor Mallet traces the holy river from source to mouth, and from ancient times to the present day, to find that the battle to rescue what is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Clyde: Mapping the River by John Moore The Clyde: Mapping the River

A unique history of the River Clyde and the communities and industries it has supported over a period of almost 500 years
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Remapping Modern Germany After National Socialism, 1945-1961 by Matthew D. Mingus Remapping Modern Germany After National Socialism, 1945-1961

Located in the often-contentious center of the European continent, German territory has regularly served as a primary tool through which to understand and study Germany's economic, cultural, and political development. Many German geographers throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Historical Geography of the Holy Land Especially in Relation to the History of Israel and of the Early Church by Sir George Adam Smith The Historical Geography of the Holy Land Especially in Relation to the History of Israel and of the Early Church

This 1894 book on the historical geography of Palestine was immediately recognised as a major work of scholarship.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Coming Soon

Yorkshire's Secret Castles A Concise Guide and Companion by Paul C. Levitt Yorkshire's Secret Castles A Concise Guide and Companion

A journey back in time to what was arguably the most brutal and turbulent period in English history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

RGS The Great Explorers by Beau Riffenburgh RGS The Great Explorers

Covering professional explorers, botanists hunting for undiscovered plants, missionaries spreading Christianity into unexplored regions, female explorers, and the aristocratic and down-right eccentric, this book takes you to a world still waiting to be discovered.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Geographers Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 36 by Elizabeth Baigent Geographers Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 36

Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 36 focuses on 20th-century Britain and 19th- and 20th-century France. Six essays on individual geographers are complemented by a group article which describes the building of a French school of geography. From Britain, the life of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Commemorative Spaces of the First World War Historical Geographies at the Centenary by James Wallis Commemorative Spaces of the First World War Historical Geographies at the Centenary

This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical and cultural geography. Reflecting the centennial interest in the conflict, the collection explores the relationships...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Remapping Modern Germany After National Socialism, 1945-1961 by Matthew D. Mingus Remapping Modern Germany After National Socialism, 1945-1961

Located in the often-contentious center of the European continent, German territory has regularly served as a primary tool through which to understand and study Germany's economic, cultural, and political development. Many German geographers throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

The First Mapping of America The General Survey of British North America by Alex Johnson The First Mapping of America The General Survey of British North America

*First book to combine important cartographic scholarship with the machinations of high politics, bureaucracy and commercial greed. *Contains many previously unpublished maps
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Tribes of Africa by Dr Diana Prince Tribes of Africa


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Tribes of Africa by Dr Diana Prince Tribes of Africa


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Atlantis The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly Atlantis The Antediluvian World


Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

Atlantis The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly Atlantis The Antediluvian World


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Newspaper City Toronto's Street Surfaces and the Liberal Press, 1860-1935 by Phillip Gordon Mackintosh Newspaper City Toronto's Street Surfaces and the Liberal Press, 1860-1935

In Newspaper City, Phillip Gordon Mackintosh scrutinizes the reluctance of early Torontonians to pave their streets. Consequently, Mackintosh's study reveals the contradictory nature of newspapers and the historiographical complexities of newspaper research.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/04/2017

Reg'art D'enfants 2018 Il Est Temps De Preserver Notre Patrimoine, Donc Notre Futur Et Avenir : Avant Tout L'Enfant by Dominique Leroy Reg'art D'enfants 2018 Il Est Temps De Preserver Notre Patrimoine, Donc Notre Futur Et Avenir : Avant Tout L'Enfant

L'enfant est le temoignage de la force de l'heritage historique, traditionnel et mythologique. Montrons le souriant, joyeux, chantant, amuse, secret, mysterieux, epanouie et non victime et coupable...Mes voyages m'ont apporte une grande bouffee d'oxygene, que j'ai envie de partager et...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

The Land of France 1815-1914 by Hugh D. Clout The Land of France 1815-1914

This book, first published in 1983, attempts to examine the rural change in France between 1815 and 1914 with a sustained and explicit spatial approach. This volume represents a position in which space and time are meshed in an analysis...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2017

Fredelsloher Fundstucke Und Fragmente Folge 3 by Arno Schelle Fredelsloher Fundstucke Und Fragmente Folge 3


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 03/02/2017

The English Lakes by Harriet Martineau The English Lakes

An 1858 illustrated tourist's guide to the Lake District, describing the many attractions of the region in rich detail.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2017

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