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The Resource Islandology : geography, rhetoric, politics, Marc Shell

Islandology : geography, rhetoric, politics, Marc Shell

Label
Islandology : geography, rhetoric, politics
Title
Islandology
Title remainder
geography, rhetoric, politics
Statement of responsibility
Marc Shell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Islandology is a fast-paced, fact-filled comparative essay in critical topography and cultural geography that cuts across different cultures and argues for a world of islands. The book explores the logical consequences of geographic place for the development of philosophy and the study of limits (Greece) and for the establishment of North Sea democracy (England and Iceland), explains the location of military hot-spots and great cities (Hormuz and Manhattan), and sheds new light on dozens of world-historical productions whose motivating islandic aspect has not heretofore been recognized (Shakes
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shell, Marc
Dewey number
910.914/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GB471
LC item number
.S57 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islands
  • Islands in literature
  • Cultural geography
  • SCIENCE
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • Cultural geography
  • Islands
  • Islands in literature
  • Insel
  • Anthropogeografie
  • Eilanden
Label
Islandology : geography, rhetoric, politics, Marc Shell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining islands and isolating definition -- Horizontal and vertical -- Animate swimmers and inanimate floaters -- Material substance and state of matter -- Cities in straits -- Naming and sovereignty -- Utopias and laboratory hypotheses -- Politics, philosophy, epic drama -- The distracted globe -- Island words -- Dire straits -- Liberty -- Hamlet is Germany -- The region of illusion -- Building for a future -- Postamble
Control code
891398066
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (386 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804789264
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
40024068699
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891398066
Label
Islandology : geography, rhetoric, politics, Marc Shell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining islands and isolating definition -- Horizontal and vertical -- Animate swimmers and inanimate floaters -- Material substance and state of matter -- Cities in straits -- Naming and sovereignty -- Utopias and laboratory hypotheses -- Politics, philosophy, epic drama -- The distracted globe -- Island words -- Dire straits -- Liberty -- Hamlet is Germany -- The region of illusion -- Building for a future -- Postamble
Control code
891398066
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (386 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804789264
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
40024068699
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891398066

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