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Australian Cities : Continuity and Change [Third Edition][used book]

By: Clive Forster

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 0195517342

ISBN: 0195517342

Condition: Good


Australian Cities: Continuity and Change 3rd edition examines the changing nature of Australia's major cities from a geographical perspective, and discusses current issues in urban policy. It considers the evolution and ongoing development of Australian cities in response to economic, social, and technological forces. This theme of change is balanced by an awareness of continuity, as our urban environments remain heavily influenced by previous eras. The new edition of this successful book is fully revised and updated and includes new material on environmental sustainability and an increased co... View more info

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Oxford International Primary Atlas 2nd Revised Edition

By: Edited by Patrick Wiegand

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9780198480228

ISBN: 0198480229

Condition: New


This new edition of the Oxford International Primary Atlas is clear, bright and informative. It includes up-to-date country data, easy-to-read colourful mapping, and worldwide topographic content, including areas such as Europe, Malta, Cyprus, Middle East, Malaysia and Hong Kong. It features key geographical themes such as landscapes, water, settlements, connections, and environments. Information is presented in an accessible format based on research into how young children use maps, and easy-to-use features include learning statements to summarize each theme, focus panels to prompt independen... View more info

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The Art of Illustrated Maps

By: John Roman

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, F & W Publications: 2015

Seller ID: 003670

ISBN: 1440339562

Condition: New


While literally hundreds of books exist on the subject of "cartographic" maps, "The Art of Illustrated Maps" is the first book EVER to fully explore the world of conceptual, "imaginative" mapping. Author John Roman refers to illustrated maps as "the creative nonfiction of cartography," and his book reveals how and why the human mind instinctively recognizes and accepts the artistic license evoked by this unique art form. Drawing from numerous references, "The Art of Illustrated Maps" traces the 2000-year history of a specialized branch of illustration that historians claim to be "the oldest va... View more info