Archive For The “Human Geography” Category
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By Robert D. Kaplan
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds at the insights, discoveries, and theories of serious geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the close to and far-off previous to appear again at serious pivots in historical past after which to appear ahead on the evolving international scene. Kaplan lines the background of the world’s sizzling spots by means of analyzing their climates, topographies, and proximities to different embattled lands. The Russian steppe’s pitiless weather and restricted plants bred demanding and harsh males bent on destruction, for instance, whereas Nazi geopoliticians distorted geopolitics fullyyt, calculating that area at the globe utilized by the British Empire and the Soviet Union can be swallowed by way of a better German homeland.
Kaplan then applies the teachings discovered to the current crises in Europe, Russia, China, the Indian subcontinent, Turkey, Iran, and the Arab heart East. the result's a holistic interpretation of the following cycle of clash all through Eurasia. Remarkably, the long run should be understood within the context of temperature, land allotment, and different actual certainties: China, in a position to feed basically 23 percentage of its humans from land that's simply 7 percentage arable, has sought power, minerals, and metals from such brutal regimes as Burma, Iran, and Zimbabwe, placing it in ethical clash with the us. Afghanistan’s porous borders will retain it the vital invasion path into India, and an important rear base for Pakistan, India’s major enemy. Iran will make the most the good thing about being the one state that straddles either energy-producing components of the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. eventually, Kaplan posits that the U.S. could rue carrying out far-flung conflicts with Iraq and Afghanistan instead of tending to its direct neighbor Mexico, that's at the verge of changing into a semifailed nation as a result of drug cartel carnage.
an excellent rebuttal to thinkers who recommend that globalism will trump geography, this critical paintings exhibits how undying truths and traditional evidence can assist hinder this century’s looming cataclysms.
Praise for The Revenge of Geography
“[An] bold and difficult new e-book . . . [The Revenge of Geography] displays a powerful grab of up to date global politics and serves as a robust reminder that it's been the planet’s geophysical configurations, up to the move of competing religions and ideologies, that experience formed human conflicts, previous and present.”—Malise Ruthven, The ny evaluate of Books
“Robert D. Kaplan, the world-traveling reporter and highbrow whose fourteen books represent a bedrock of penetrating exposition and research at the post-Cold warfare global . . . strips away a lot of the cant that suffuses public discourse nowadays on worldwide advancements and will get to a basic fact: that geography is still at the present time, because it has been all through historical past, some of the most robust drivers of worldwide events.”—The nationwide Interest
“Kaplan plunges right into a planetary evaluation that's frequently exciting in its sheer scale . . . encyclopedic.”—The New Yorker
“[The Revenge of Geography] serves the proof directly up. . . . Kaplan’s realism and willingness to stand challenging proof make The Revenge of Geography a beneficial antidote to the feel-good manifestoes that regularly masquerade as strategic thought.”—The day-by-day Beast
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By Robert Schneider
Im Folgenden soll der Frage nachgegangen werden, worin die Besonderheit der Alpen gegenüber anderen Klimastationen Deutschlands liegt. Dafür sollen verschiedene Klimadiagramme der Alpenregionen untersucht und ausgewertet werden. Das Fazit wird dazu dienen, die Brücke zu Deutschland zu werfen und die Unterschiede sollen in diesem Teil der Arbeit deutlich gemacht werden. Jedoch soll nicht nur untersucht werden, was once die Alpen von Deutschland unterscheidet, viel mehr wird auch der Grund für diese Differenzen gesucht und wenn möglich sollen Gemeinsamkeiten zum Vorschein kommen.
By Joni Adamson,Michael Davis
Humanities for the Environment, or HfE, is an formidable undertaking that from 2013-2015 was once funded by means of a beneficiant furnish from the Andrew W. Mellon starting place. The venture networked universities and researchers the world over via a procedure of 'observatories'. This ebook collects the paintings of individuals networked in the course of the North American, Asia-Pacific, and Australia-Pacific observatories.
Humanities for the surroundingsshowcases how humanists are operating to 'integrate knowledges' from diversified cultures and ontologies and pilot new 'constellations of perform' which are relocating past conventional contemplative or reflective results (the publication, the essay) towards suggestions to the best social and environmental demanding situations of our time. With the nonetheless arguable thought of the 'Anthropocene' as a place to begin for a widening dialog, members variety across geographies, ecosystems, climates and climate regimes; relocating from icy, melting Arctic landscapes to the bleaching Australian nice Barrier Reef, and from an city pedagogical 'laboratory' in Phoenix, Arizona to Vatican urban in Rome. Chapters discover the ways that humanists,?in collaboration with groups and disciplines throughout academia,?are responding to warming oceans, disappearing islands, collapsing fisheries, evaporating reservoirs of water, exploding bushfires, and spreading radioactive contamination.
This interdisciplinary paintings may be of significant curiosity to students within the humanities, social sciences, and sciences drawn to interdisciplinary questions of setting and culture.