Geography of Small Islands

Outposts of Globalisation

Authors: Ratter, Beate M.W.

  • Comprehensive compilation of island studies issues
  • Analysis of the singularities of small island communities
  • Contribution to the concept of nissology
  • Global in perspective with specific case studies based on experience and the author's own work
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This book is dedicated to the study of the islands and their role in a globalised world. Beside Coastal or Oceanic/Marine Geography, there is little comprehensive material about the speciality of small island geography so far. This volume aims to bridge natural, social and cultural science perspectives. In Geography of Small Islands readers learn about the physical development of islands, their cultural and political importance, as well as their economic particularities. This book appeals to researchers, students and scholars with an interest in the special characteristics in spatialities of islands.

About the authors

Professor of Integrative Geography at the University of Hamburg, Beate Ratter is also head of the Department of Human Dimensions in Coastal Areas at the Institute of Coastal Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht. She spent the last 25 years studying boundaries and Maritime Delimitation for Islands and became expert on impact of maritime delimitation processes and regional cultural development in islands.

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  • Island Vulnerability and Resilience

    Beate M. W. Ratter

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Geography of Small Islands
Book Subtitle
Outposts of Globalisation
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63869-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63869-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63867-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 224
Number of Illustrations and Tables
6 b/w illustrations, 43 illustrations in colour
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