Civic Discipline: Geography in America, 1860-1890 (Studies in Historical Geography)

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The American Geographical Society (AGS) is the earliest expert geographical group in america (established in 1851), and was the pre-eminent such society in the nineteenth century. This enterprise checks out how geographical info and practices have been understood, took type, and made overtly obtainable by means of the AGS and Charles P. Daly, the Society's president for 35 years (1864-1899).

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Hunters, Fishers and Farmers of Eastern Europe, 6000-3000 B.C. (Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology)

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Eastern Europe, on this book, welcomes the world formally described as a result of the 'Marchlands of Europe', sometimes as Eastern Central Europe, and that included, when this book was initially revealed in 1971, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Rumania, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, East Germany and Poland. This book provided for the first time the historic supplies related to the prehistory of Central and West Europe, describing the proof for the earlier prehistory– settlement patterns, strategies of subsistence and product custom– inside the completely totally different pure surroundings of this location. It appears to be on the Baltic coast, the north and east European plains, the Carpathian mountain ring, the Danube basin and the Adriatic and Black Sea coastlines. The proof for late Mesolithic looking-fishing groups is examined, their strategies and their response to the introduction and spread of agriculturalists, along with the occasion and actions of every meals-gatherers and meals-producers till the early use and manufacture of metallic devices. 3000 years of prehistory are coated in such a way which is created to be intelligible and helpful to all people who have an curiosity in prehistory and in japanese Europe.

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Progress in Location-Based Services 2014 (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography)

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This book presents a main photo of current evaluation analysis actions associated to location-based suppliers. Such actions emerged in the ultimate years notably relating to points of out of doors/indoor positioning, clever environment, spatial modelling, personalization and context-consciousness, cartographic interaction, novel interface, crowdsourcing, social media, large data analysis, usability and personal privateness. This book is comprised of a number of the simplest paperwork provided in the course of the eleventh Worldwide Seminar on Location Based Services, which was held in Vienna (Austria) between twenty sixth and twenty eighth November 2014.

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Knowledge Networks and Tourism (Routledge Advances in Tourism)

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The invoice of understanding is a key factor by which the vacationer sector can change and adapt to its dynamic environment. Nevertheless although its significance has really long been recognised the fragmentation contained in the sector, primarily due to it being comprised of small and medium sized firms, makes understanding info administration troublesome.

This book applies understanding administration and social group theories to enterprise of tourism to shed light on environment friendly operations of vacationer info networks. It contributes notably to comprehending a group perspective of the tourism sector, the data requirements of tourism firms, social media group traits of tourism company operation, understanding flows contained in the tourism sector and the transformation of the vacationer sector by way of info networks. Social Group Analysis is used to completely uncover the enlargement and maintenance of vacationer understanding networks and the relationships in between tourism sector stakeholders in relation to their info requirements.

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Foundations of Geographic Information Science

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This book is a revised and updated variation of a set of discussions provided by a gaggle of distinguished scientists inside the topic of Geographic Information Science who collected in Manchester in July 2001 and encompasses a assortment of essays and conversations on this theme. It delves into subjects corresponding to the character of geographic particulars, the important concepts associated to it, how geographical particulars could also be quantified, and the best way it could possibly be communicated and associated to the other information sciences. Foundations of Geographic Information Science should work for graduate school college students, scientists, and prime-diploma specialists.

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Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 33

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Volume 33 of Geographers Biobibliographical Analysis supplies significantly to the corpus of scholarship on location's fairly a number of histories and biographies with 6 essays on people who’ve really made most important contributions to the event of location inside the twentieth century. This amount focuses on European geographers, along with essays on individuals from Britain, France and Hungary. These are people who’ve really made essential and distinctive contributions to a numerous range of fields, along with cartography, bodily location, oceanography and concrete precept. Similar to earlier volumes, these biographical essays current the importance of geographers' lives when it involves the lived experience of location in practise.

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Wellness Tourism: A Destination Perspective (Routledge Advances in Tourism)

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Core values of society, properly being and wellness impact instantly on all elements of our lives, and have really likewise progressively affected patterns of tourism consumption and manufacturing. On this context properly being has turned an enormous dimension of vacationer in fairly a number of mannequin-new and long established places. Nevertheless, although it is persistently often known as one of many essential shortly rising types of vacationer worldwide there nonetheless continues to be a shortage of instructional literature on this matter.

This book uniquely focuses on the supply facet of wellness vacationer from a location perspective in phrases of the period and provide of suppliers and merchandise for vacationers who seek for to protect and improve their properly being. This system supplies a larger understanding of how wellness vacationer locations develop and checks out the positive motorists of that enchancment in a location context and the best way locations effectively contend versus each other in globalised market place. A variety of nicely being trip spot enchancment and administration factors are analyzed consisting of the significance of authenticity, an accurate protection development, provide of high high high quality providers, involvement of a broad differ of stakeholders and the occasion of networks and clusters along with collective strategies essential for a worthwhile improvement and administration of a wellness tourism location. Worldwide case analysis and examples from established and new wellness vacationer places are included all via.

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Tourist Experience and Fulfilment: Insights from Positive Psychology (Advances in Tourism)

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What makes life worth dwelling? Many people would say that it is fulfilling experiences. These experiences are characterised by feelings of delight and enjoyment, favorable relationships and a means of engagement, which suggests and accomplishment. Tourism may be among the many many largest self-initiated office interventions to promote correctly being and happiness on the worldwide scale nevertheless however there’s absence in the literature almost about satisfying vacationer experiences from psychological viewpoints.

Making use of insights and theories from the evaluation analysis space of favorable psychology (the evaluation of properly being), that’s the main modified book to guage vacationer experiences from favorable psychology viewpoints. The amount presents with the required matter of fulfilment by means of the lens of the world's largest social worldwide phenomenon tourism. In doing this, the book refreshes and challenges some elements of vacationer behaviour evaluation.

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Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics (New Directions in Tourism Analysis)

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This anthology attracts on numerous approaches and discourses of tourism vacation spot development, whereas concentrating on how they’re formed and reshaped and how they must be learn and rehearsed. The book reveals dominant in addition to various strategies to the sector. The authors reveal how vacationer places are workplace, nevertheless socially embedded; how they’re each product and territorial, nevertheless on the similar time socially constructed; how manufacturing of touristic manufacturers and photographs are essential, nevertheless contested. Such tensions are unfolded via paradigmatic conversations and a collection of research from the northern hemisphere.

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Medical Tourism: The Ethics, Regulation, and Marketing of Health Mobility (Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility)

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Medical and properly being vacationer is a considerable location of progress inside the export of medical, properly being and vacationer suppliers. Although medical spas and improved nicely being have really long been half of the traveler experience, properly being tourism now consists of journey for medical features ranging from magnificence and oral surgical process by means of to transplants and infertility treatment. Many nations along with China, Cuba, Hungary, India, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore actively promote and compete for the medical traveler dollar, whereas many developed nations likewise provide space of curiosity personal suppliers. Nevertheless, the sector of medical tourism is extra and extra going by way of examination and debate, notably as an finish outcome of factors over regulative, ethical and wider nicely being factors.

Drawing on a spread of theoretical and methodological viewpoints, this book is among the many many very first to critically deal with the quite a few political, philosophical and ethical issues that develop out of the worldwide practices of medical vacationer. By means of a set of chapters the book engages with important factors such as a result of the carry out of regulatory and protection buildings in influencing medical and nicely being vacationer associated actions. These issues are examined by critical about differ of establishing and developed nations, medical methods and properly being monetary degree of views.

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