Category: Regional

  • Download E-books The UP Saga (Nias Monagraph, 94) PDF

    By Susan M. Martin

    Interesting historical past of United Plantations Berhad, an leading edge Scandinavian company whose method of neighborhood relatives was once really assorted from that of the traditional British colonial company. this can be the tale of not just one corporation but in addition of the improvement of Malaysia's plantations quarter as an entire.
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  • Download E-books Ethnic Relations in Post-Soviet Russia: Russians and Non-Russians in the North Caucasus (BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies) PDF

    By Andrew Foxall

    While the cave in of communism in Russia used to be rather peaceable, ethnic family members were deteriorating due to the fact then. This deterioration poses a chance to the functioning of the Russian kingdom and is a huge drawback to its destiny improvement. Analysing ethnic relatives within the North Caucasus, this booklet demonstrates how a myriad of methods that characterized post-Soviet transition, together with demographic switch, fiscal upheaval, geopolitical instability, and political re-structuring, have affected way of life for voters. It increases vital questions about ethnicity, identification, nationalism, sovereignty, and territoriality within the post-Soviet space.

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  • Download E-books The 50 States PDF

    This quantity is designed to serve the desires of scholars and individuals of the general public looking simple and updated details on person states and the District of Columbia. considered one of its primary pursuits is to aid clients locate the data they need as quick and successfully as attainable. To this finish, each one nation is the topic of its personal bankruptcy. additionally, each bankruptcy offers an analogous forms of details, within the similar codecs, and within the related order. The chapters themselves are prepared alphabetically, through the states' names. every one bankruptcy opens with a profile directory easy info on inhabitants, geography, heritage, and different proof. This part is through a quick background of the country, emphasizing the occasions and forces that experience labored to make the nation what it truly is this present day. extra historic info are supplied in a time line, that's by means of research notes on either released books and assets at the world-wide-web. each bankruptcy includes a record of the entire counties within the kingdom, giving their populations and parts. each one county record is complemented via a map of the state's counties. every one bankruptcy additionally has an inventory of the towns and cities of not less than 10000 citizens, in addition to a map of towns and cities. as well as those maps, each bankruptcy incorporates a map displaying the state's significant actual beneficial properties. the majority of every bankruptcy is made from forty statistical tables. Drawing totally on the newest federal executive statistics, those tables emphasize present info at the matters prone to be of maximum curiosity to readers. furthermore, the Editors have made each attempt to provide info in kinds that may be easily understood. Many tables include designated positive aspects no longer present in govt compilations of facts: figures exhibiting how every one kingdom ranks in vital statistical different types and figures displaying every one state's proportion of a countrywide overall. greater than 30 appendixes summarizing facts on kingdom inhabitants, land region, and different topics concerning the data within the bankruptcy tables are available in the back of the amount. the choice of appendixes additionally incorporates a finished bibliography and a advisor to net assets. clients may be capable of finding many of the info they search by way of easily turning to the chapters at the states that curiosity them. in the event that they desire extra support, they could confer with the topic index on the finish of the amount.
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  • Download E-books Regional Visionaries and Metropolitan Boosters: Decentralization, Regional Planning, and Parkways During the Interwar Years PDF

    By Matthew Dalbey

    This ebook is an exam of 2 conflicting nearby making plans ideologies and the effect of this clash at the improvement of 2 local parkways. I hypothesize that nearby parkways of the Twenties and Thirties emerged out of those visions of local making plans - regionalism and metropolitanism. The nearby view coalesced round the paintings of Benton MacKaye, Lewis Mumford, and the neighborhood making plans organization of the USA. The metropolitan perspective, whereas much less definable, grew out of the market-oriented fiscal boosterism efforts linked to early 20th century making plans. This view stumbled on literal and philosophical aid with Thomas Adams and the nearby Plan of recent York and Its Environs. to be able to flesh out the competing theories and the advance of the neighborhood throughway, I speak about the historical past of the Skyline force and the proposed eco-friendly Mountain freeway. as well as supplementing the making plans historical past and concept literature, i attempt to tell on matters very important to the modern making plans occupation. The nearby visionaries considered their nearby paintings as a social reform attempt. The metropolitanists desired to tweak the industry on the way to supply for a minimized congestion and financial complication for the best variety of electorate. This "vision as opposed to truth" nonetheless issues the career this day, particularly within the components of sustainable improvement, development administration, and "smart development. " Matthew Dalbey Jackson, Mississippi March 2002 bankruptcy 1 Decentralization and neighborhood making plans sensible and Ideological difficulties 1.
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  • Download E-books An Introduction to Agricultural Geography PDF

    Using approximately half the world's team, agriculture is obviously of significant fiscal and social value. a tremendous number of tools are used globally; the Western global has the newest clinical and commercial developments at its disposal, but within the Thrid global a dwelling is made utilizing instruments that experience rarely replaced in thousand years. An advent to Agricultural Geography presents an in depth advisor via this diversified and increaslingly vital geographical topic, aiming to teach wide selection of things clarify how agricultural practices range from position to put. facing the actual surroundings, monetary behaviour and calls for, institutional and social impacts and the impression of farming upon the surroundings, the writer has produced a major introductory textual content that's topical, incisive and eventually necessary to succeed in an knowing of the striking variety of the world's significant undefined.
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  • Download E-books Cambridge International as and a Level Geography. Revision Guide PDF

    Get your top grades with this Cambridge foreign AS and a degree Geography Revision consultant. - deal with your individual revision with step by step help from skilled examiners Garrett Nagle and Paul Guinness - Use particular case stories to enhance your wisdom of geographical styles, procedures and alterations - Get the pinnacle marks via using geographical phrases thoroughly with the aid of definitions and keywords Use the Revision consultant to arrange for the massive day: - Plan and velocity your revision with the revision planner - Use the specialist easy methods to make clear key issues - stay away from making standard errors with professional suggestion - try your self with end-of-topic questions and solutions and tick off each one subject as you entire it - preparation your examination talents with exam-style AS and A2 questionsThe Revision consultant additionally has: - assurance of the full syllabus, together with all eight suggestions - a world concentration, together with examples and case reports from around the globe. additionally on hand: Cambridge foreign A and AS point Geography textbook (ISBN: 9781444123166) by means of Garrett Nagle and Paul Guinness and recommended through collage of Cambridge overseas Examinations. This identify has now not been during the Cambridge endorsement procedure.
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  • Download E-books Economic Geography: Past, Present and Future (Routledge Studies in Economic Geography) PDF

    The influence of monetary geography either inside and past the broader box of geography has been limited long ago by means of its personal boundaries. Drawing jointly the paintings of numerous eminent geographers this superb collection assesses the present kingdom of data within the sub self-discipline and its destiny direction.  In doing so, the participants show how monetary geographers have provided motives that impact locations and lives within the broader context of the worldwide financial system.

    Offering a dialogue of theoretical constructs and methodologies with the aim to teach the necessity to mix diverse ways in realizing spatial (inter) dependencies, contributors additionally display the necessity to have interaction with a number of audiences, and inside this context they continue to envision how geographers have interfaced with companies and policy.

    This very good assortment strikes fiscal geography from a preoccupation with conception in the direction of extra rigorous empirical examine with higher relevance for public policy.  With first-class breadth of assurance, it presents a superb creation to analyze subject matters and approaches.

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  • Download E-books Regional Rules in the Global Trading System PDF

    By Kati Suominen (Editor), Robert Teh (Editor) Antoni Estevadeordal

    The proliferation of local exchange agreements (RTAs) over the last 20 years has highlighted the necessity to glance heavily on the strength conflicts among neighborhood and WTO ideas or disciplines. an important predicament to advancing realizing of RTAs is the absence of specified information regarding their contents. This has constrained the talk among those that view RTAs as discriminatory tools hostage to protectionist pursuits and people who see them as conducive to multilateral alternate commencing. This publication offers distinct research of RTA ideas in six key parts - marketplace entry, technical boundaries to exchange, contingent defense, funding, prone and pageant coverage - throughout dozens of the most RTAs on the planet. The research is helping to supply new insights into the interaction among nearby and multilateral alternate ideas, advances knowing of the industrial results of RTAs and contributes to the dialogue on tips on how to take care of the burgeoning variety of RTAs.
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  • Download E-books The Role of Regional Organizations in the Context of Climate Change PDF

    By Michael H. Glantz (auth.), Michael H. Glantz (eds.)

    The earlier twenty years have visible a awesome broadening of curiosity in worldwide warming from a study predicament at the a part of a constrained variety of scientists to a political challenge on a world scale. the character of this modification may itself be a fruitful examine for a combined crew of social scientists and ordinary scientists. it'd be helpful to evaluate the differing nature of the staging posts alongside this highway: the 1st global weather convention in 1979, which used to be a gathering of scientists speaking to scientists; the Villach overview of 1985, which used to be a gathering of scientists whose document used to be given realization by means of the coverage advisers of a few governments; the second one global weather convention of 1990, which consisted of a systematic assembly by way of a Ministerial assembly; and the United countries Framework conference on weather swap of 1992 signed via 158 international locations on the UN convention on setting and improvement in June 1992. the current ebook is a welcome contribution of the followup to UNCED. via concentrating on a particular challenge, it avoids the pitfall of undue generalization and offers the foundation for fruitful dialogue among typical scientists, social scientists, and policymakers. to decide on because the sector of focus a specific scale additionally helped to provide significant dialogue more likely to result in action.

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