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A geography of islands : small island insularity

Author: Stephen A Royle
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Routledge studies in human geography.
Edition/Format:   eMap : Atlas : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book gives a comprehensive survey of 'islandness' and its defining features. It considers how islands' small scale, isolation and often lack of resources have affected them in the present day and in the past.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Maps
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Royle, Stephen A. (Stephen Arthur).
Geography of islands.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001
(DLC) 00045043
(OCoLC)44940931
Material Type: Atlas, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Map, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen A Royle
ISBN: 0203160363 9780203160367
OCLC Number: 51854183
Notes: Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 237 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 1. Islands: dreams and realities --
2. Islands: their formation and nature --
3. Insularity: processes and effects --
4. Islands in the past --
5. Islands: people and migration --
6. Islands: communications and services --
7. Politics and small islands --
8. Making a living: island economies in the contemporary period --
9. Islands of dreams: tourism, the universal panacea for island problems? --
10. Conclusion: St. Helena wins again.
Series Title: Routledge studies in human geography.
Responsibility: Stephen A. Royle.
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This book gives a comprehensive survey of 'islandness' and its defining features. It considers how islands' small scale, isolation and often lack of resources have affected them in the present day and in the past.

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