alastair.adversariaalastair.adversaria Book Archive

Human Geography

How Outer Space Made America: Geography, Organization and by Daniel Sage

By Daniel Sage

during this innovatory ebook Daniel Sage analyses how and why American area exploration reproduced and reworked American cultural and political imaginations by way of beautiful to, and to an quantity organizing, the transcendence of spatial and temporal frontiers. In so doing, he strains the advance of a seductive, and robust, but complicated and risky American geographical mind's eye: the ’transcendental state’. old and certainly modern house exploration is, regardless of a few fresh striking exceptions, important of extra recognition around the social sciences and arts. whereas mostly enticing with the ancient improvement of area exploration, it exhibits how modern cultural and social, and certainly geographical, learn issues, together with nationwide identification, serious geopolitics, gender, technocracy, trauma and reminiscence, may be proficient via the learn of house exploration.

Show description

Read Online or Download How Outer Space Made America: Geography, Organization and the Cosmic Sublime PDF

Best human geography books

World of Difference, Second Edition (2)

Generally considered as the authoritative textual content on improvement geography, this quantity examines the character and reasons of worldwide inequality and seriously analyzes modern methods to fiscal improvement around the 3rd international. scholars achieve a deeper knowing of the interacting dynamics of tradition, gender, race, and sophistication; biophysical elements, resembling weather, inhabitants, and average assets; and monetary and political processes—all of that have ended in the present-day disparities among the 1st and 3rd worlds.

Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada

Incapacity Incarcerated gathers 13 contributions from a magnificent array of fields. Taken jointly, those essays assert complicated realizing of incapacity is essential to an figuring out of incarceration, and that we needs to extend what has emerge as referred to as 'incarceration. ' The chapters during this e-book research a number of web sites, corresponding to prisons, associations for individuals with developmental disabilities, psychiatric hospitals, remedy facilities, unique schooling, detention facilities, and staff houses; discover why quite a few websites might be understood as incarceration; and speak about the reasons and results of those websites traditionally and at present.

Strange Spaces: Explorations into Mediated Obscurity

Sure weird and wonderful areas, the place disruption or disarray rule, go away us estranged and 'out of place'. This booklet examines such areas, highlighting the emotional and mediated geographies of uncertainty and the country of being 'in-between'; of cognitive displacement, loss, worry, or excitement. It expands on why house is usually estranging and for whom it really is unusual.

Greenwashing Culture

Greenwashing tradition examines the complicity of culture with our environmental difficulty. via its personal carbon footprint, the promoting of image-friendly environmental credentials for celebrities, and the at the same time precious engagement with titanic polluters, Toby Miller argues that tradition has turn into an enabler of environmental criminals to win over neighborhood, nationwide, and foreign groups.

Additional info for How Outer Space Made America: Geography, Organization and the Cosmic Sublime

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.53 of 5 – based on 27 votes