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1. The changing landscape

1. The changing landscape  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199565573
1. The changing landscape
2. Chinggis Khan emerges

2. Chinggis Khan emerges  

Morris Rossabi

in The Mongols: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365906
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199840892.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199840892
2. Chinggis Khan emerges
1. Nature's driver

1. Nature's driver  

Nick Middleton

in Rivers: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777974
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588671.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199588671
1. Nature's driver Abstract In what ways is water ‘Nature's driver’? It covers two-thirds of the Earth's surface and is constantly on the move in the hydrological cycle. Rivers play a key role in this cycle. They transport materials, erode valleys and deposit plains. They change over their course from fast and narrow to wide and slow. Rivers provide changing habitats for plants and animals. They are organized hierarchically and often described using a numerical ordering scheme. There are many different types of river. They can also be categorized by size, or by the pattern their drainage network forms in
4. Depicting the Devil

4. Depicting the Devil  

Darren Oldridge

in The Devil: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777776
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199580996.003.0004
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9780199580996
4. Depicting the Devil
4. The Villanovan revolution

4. The Villanovan revolution  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
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May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779817
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.003.0005
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9780199547913
4. The Villanovan revolution
8. Landscapes, art, and culture

8. Landscapes, art, and culture  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199565573
8. Landscapes, art, and culture
RiversA Very Short Introduction

Rivers: A Very Short Introduction  

Nick Middleton

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777974
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588671.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199588671
A Very Short Introduction
4. Roads that move

4. Roads that move  

Nick Middleton

in Rivers: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777974
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588671.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199588671
4. Roads that move
10. Landscape and urbanism

10. Landscape and urbanism  

Ian Thompson

in Landscape Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779992
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199681204.003.0010
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9780199681204
10. Landscape and urbanism
2. The scope of landscape architecture

2. The scope of landscape architecture  

Ian Thompson

in Landscape Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779992
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199681204.003.0002
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ISBN: 
9780199681204
2. The scope of landscape architecture Abstract ‘The scope of landscape architecture’ considers the range of activities that come under the general umbrella of landscape architecture and the various attempts to define the discipline’s essence. Four projects are described to convey the diversity of contemporary practice. They exemplify: high-profile master-planning, visual impact assessment, art-inflected urban design, and community engagement. One of the manifestations of professionalization is the urge to define a core curriculum, but this is an impossible demand. Landscape architecture may have a fluid core, but it does not have a fixed essence. It has borders with other disciplines,

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