The Penguin Dictionary of Physical Geography

Author: John Whittow
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
ISBN: 0140514503
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Géographie physique - Dictionnaires anglais

Newly revised and updated with over 400 new entries, The Penguin Dictionary of Physical Geography remains the standard reference work on the subject. Now including all the latest trends and techniques, this is the ideal companion both for school and college students and for the general reader.

The Penguin Dictionary of Geography

Author: Audrey N. Clark
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: UOM:49015002858505
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Reference

A reference source containing over four thousand, five hundred entries. The text is aimed at students of physical or human geography. Second revised edition.

A Dictionary of Geography

Author: Susan Mayhew
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191053801
Release Date: 2015-03-26
Genre: Science

Containing over 3,100 entries on all aspects of both human and physical geography, this best-selling dictionary is the most authoritative single-volume reference work of its kind. It includes coverage of cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development. Worked examples and diagrams are provided for many entries, including 15 new illustrations. All existing entries have been fully revised and updated for this new edition, and there is now expanded coverage of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and glacial geomorphology, as well as the inclusion of more international examples within definitions, broadening its coverage considerably. The dictionary includes more than 400 new entries, including economies of scope, marginalization, rurality, and tax havens and offshore financial centres. Recommended web links are suggested for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Geography companion website. Packed with clear, concise, and authoritative information, this A-Z reference is an essential companion for all students and teachers of geography.

A Dictionary of Human Geography

Author: Alisdair Rogers
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780191079023
Release Date: 2013-04-25
Genre: Reference

A Dictionary of Human Geography is a brand new addition to Oxford's Paperback Reference Series, offering over 2,000 clear and concise entries on human geography terms. From basic terms and concepts to biographical entries, acronyms, organisations, and major periods and schools in the history of human geography, it provides up-to-date, accurate, and accessible information. It also includes entry-level web links that are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. This dictionary is a reliable reference for students of human geography and ancillary subjects, for researchers and professionals in the field, and for interested generalists.

The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography

Author: Brian Goodall
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: UCSC:32106007691691
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Reference

Terms drawn from a host of different topics - the economics of trade and industry, politics and sociology, the environment and land use, planning and management - are used constantly by human geographers. This reference book provides definitions of all such terms (as well as certain historical usages still to be found in important sources) and explains the invaluable mathematical and statistical techniques that have revolutionized all the human sciences.

The Dictionary of Physical Geography

Author: David S. G. Thomas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118687437
Release Date: 2013-05-28
Genre: Science

The third edition of this comprehensive encyclopedic dictionary covers the whole field of physical geography and provides an essential reference for all students and lecturers in this field.

The New Penguin Dictionary of Geology

Author: Philip Kearey
Publisher: Penguin Global
ISBN: UCSC:32106016769645
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Reference

The New Penguin Dictionary of Geology is the most extensive and authoritative guide to earth sciences available. Covering over 7,700 key terms, it explains not only the core vocabulary of 'the study of the solid earth' but also relevant terms from the related disciplines of astronomy, biology, environmental geoscience, chemistry and physics. The result is a wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary that will prove essential for student, researcher and keen amateur geologist alike. Gives comprehensive coverage of the core subject areas of geology Provides helpful tables showing geological ages of the earth and SI units Defines relevant key terms from other subject areas Includes an extensive topic-based bibliography covering all aspects of geology

Deleuze Dictionary Revised Edition

Author: Adrian Parr
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 9780748686780
Release Date: 2010-09-13
Genre: Philosophy

This dictionary is dedicated to the work of Gilles Deleuze, providing an in-depth and lucid introduction to a leading figure in continental philosophy.

A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Author: Michael Allaby
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199653065
Release Date: 2013-07-04
Genre: Reference

This leading dictionary - now in its fourth edition - offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics in over 7,500 clear and accessible entries. This new edition has been fully updated and 150 new entries added, with expanded coverage of geology and planetary geology terms. Over 130 line drawings accompany the definitions. It is essential for students of geography, geology, and earth sciences, and for those in relateddisciplines.

First Earth Encyclopedia

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756673682
Release Date: 2010-12-20
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Covering the essential curriculum areas of human geography, physical geography, geology, and ecology, DK's First Earth Encyclopedia is a comprehensive introduction to the world around us. Children can learn where and how people live, how to use maps, weather, and world environments. With additional focus on changes to the environment, it will inspire younger readers to think about their own place in the world. With superb artwork and straightforward text, plus all the exciting First Reference features such as buttons and quizzes, the DK First Earth Encyclopedia makes it all simple to understand.

The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

Author: James Stevens Curl
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191053856
Release Date: 2015-02-26
Genre: Architecture

Containing over 6,000 entries from Aalto to Zwinger and written in a clear and concise style, this authoritative dictionary covers architectural history in detail, from ancient times to the present day. It also includes concise biographies of hundreds of architects from history (excluding living persons), from Sir Francis Bacon and Imhotep to Liang Ssu-ch'eng and Francis Inigo Thomas. The text is complemented by over 260 beautiful and meticulous line drawings, labelled cross-sections, and diagrams. These include precise drawings of typical building features, making it easy for readers to identify particular period styles. This third edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture has been extensively revised and expanded, with over 900 new entries including hundreds of definitions of garden and landscape terms such as Baroque garden, floral clock, hortus conclusus, and Zen garden-design. Each entry is followed by a mini-bibliography, with suggestions for further reading. With clear descriptions providing in-depth analysis, it is invaluable for students, professional architects, art historians, and anyone interested in architecture and garden design, and provides a fascinating wealth of information for the general reader.

Human Geography The Basics

Author: Andrew Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136307188
Release Date: 2012-08-21
Genre: Science

Human Geography: The Basics is a concise introduction to the study of the role that humankind plays in shaping the world around us. Whether it’s environmental concerns, the cities we live in or the globalization of the economy, these are issues which affect us all. This book introduces these topics and more including: global environment issues and development cities, firms and regions migration, immigration and asylum landscape, culture and identity travel, mobility and tourism agriculture and food. Featuring an overview of theory, end of chapter summaries, case study boxes, further reading lists and a glossary, this book is the ideal introduction for anybody new to the study of human geography.