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The Atlas of Endangered Species

The Atlas of Endangered Species

3rd Edition

Richard MacKay
April 08, 2014

Up to 20 percent of species may be extinct by 2030. Vividly presented through full-colour maps and graphics, this fully revised and updated atlas profiles species lost, threatened and surviving today. It examines different ecosystems, the major threats to their inhabitants and steps being taken...

The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge

The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge

3rd Edition

Kirstin Dow, Thomas E. Downing
October 19, 2011

Since the first edition of this highly acclaimed Atlas was published in 2006 (it won the 'Planeta Environment Book of the Year' award) climate change has climbed even further up the global agenda. This new edition features: the outcomes of the negotiations at the UNFCC conference in Copenhagen...

The Atlas of Human Migration: Global Patterns of People on the Move

The Atlas of Human Migration: Global Patterns of People on the Move

1st Edition

Russell King, Richard Black, Michael Collyer, Anthony J Fielding, Ronald Skeldon
July 30, 2010

Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration...

The Atlas of Human Rights: Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide

The Atlas of Human Rights: Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide

1st Edition

Andrew Fagan
June 11, 2010

Human rights have become synonymous with legal, political, social and even economic justice - as a means of overcoming oppression and discrimination irrespective of nationality, class, creed, gender, ethnicity, or even ideological commitment. As global governments are increasingly using a threat of...

The State of the World Atlas

The State of the World Atlas

8th Edition

Dan Smith
September 26, 2008

Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night. The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last...

The State of the American Empire: How the USA Shapes the World

The State of the American Empire: How the USA Shapes the World

1st Edition

Stephen Burman
August 22, 2007

As the USA's domination of world affairs meets ever-widening international resentment, this revealing interrogation of America's global footprint explores the complexities of its impact on the world. Covering a wide range of topics - from Wall Street to the War on Terror - The State of the American...

The Atlas of Religion: Mapping Contemporary Challenges and Beliefs

The Atlas of Religion: Mapping Contemporary Challenges and Beliefs

1st Edition

Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer
March 13, 2007

The world's religions have emerged as one of the great geopolitical forces shaping our lives. Understanding these beliefs is crucial to understanding ethnic tension and the clash of cultures, as well as being fundamental to world peace. Even where people have moved away from formal religious...

The State of the Middle East: An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution

The State of the Middle East: An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution

1st Edition

Dan Smith
October 01, 2006

From the author of the bestselling The State of the World Atlas, here is an essential tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics. As Western powers attempt to redraw the map of the region, Dan Smith uses his forensic skills to unravel the history of this arena...

The Atlas of War and Peace

The Atlas of War and Peace

1st Edition

Dan Smith
April 01, 2003

At rare moments it seems a new era is starting before our eyes and history is about to change very fast. September 11, 2001 was such a moment. The latest edition of this classic reference takes us beyond the headlines. It provides a global overview of the causes and consequences of war today and...

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