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By: Ian Geddes, Calum Campbell

We are working with SQA towards endorsement of this title. The only textbook to concentrate on the three most popular options in Section 3 of the CfE Higher Geography exam. This book is a complete guide to the most popular options in the Global I...

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By: Kurt Diemberger

Kurt Diemberger belongs to an elite mountaineering club. He is one of only two climbers to have made first ascents of two 8,000-metre peaks – Broad Peak and Dhaulagiri. His Broad Peak ascent was the first eight-thousander climbed in alpine st...

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By: Jess Gilbert

Late in the 1930s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture set up a national network of local organizations that joined farmers with public administrators, adult-educators, and social scientists. The aim was to localize and unify earlier New Deal progr...

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By: Robert B. Potter, David Barker, Dennis Conway

This text focuses on the contemporary economic, social, geographical, environmental and political realities of the Caribbean region. Historical aspects of the Caribbean, such as slavery, the plantation system and plantocracy are explored in order ...

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By: Shafqat Hussain

This groundbreaking book is the first sustained anthropological inquiry into the idea of remote areas. Shafqat Hussain examines the surprisingly diverse ways the people of Hunza, a remote independent state in Pakistan, have been viewed by outsider...

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By: Speedy Publishing

A geography guide designed especially for kids can help them to absorb important information about the world around them. A geography guide helps kids learn about the physical features of the Earth such as mountains, rivers and oceans, as well as ...

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By: Eric Shipton, T.G. Longstaff, Jim Perrin, Hugh Ruttledge

'As I studied the maps, one thing about them captured my imagination … Across this blank space was written one challenging word, "Unexplored"' In 1937 two of the twentieth century's greatest explorers set off to explore an unknown area of the Hima...

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The Climbing Chronicles record the 1940s climbing exploits of Harry Parker. Born in Blackburn on 29 February 1916, Harry started climbing before the war and continued to do so after its conclusion, exploring the Peak District, Wales, the Lake Dist...

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Few climbs are awarded the honour of being reduced to their initials. CB, the Central Buttress of Scafell, considered for years to be the hardest climb in the British Isles, is one of them. ‘Have any of you ever noticed a bayonet-shaped crack...

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By: Reinhold Messner

‘Everest by fair means – that is the human dimension, and that is what interests me … In reaching for the oxygen cylinder, a climber degrades Everest … a climber who doesn’t rely on his own strength and skills, but on app...