Focus on Geography

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 2

Summer 2012

Volume 55, Issue 2

Pages 31–76

  1. FEATURED ARTICLES

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    2. FEATURED ARTICLES
    1. The Other Iraq: Exploring Iraqi Kurdistan (pages 31–40)

      Jeremy Jimenez and Peter Kabachnik

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2012.0042.x

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      Having remained remarkably quiescent during the Iraq War, the northern part of Iraq occupied mainly by persons of Kurdish ancestry, is a seldom-visited but fascinating place rich in archaeological treasures even if the locals would rather show visitors symbols of modernity and ‘Western’ development.

    2. Lands of Meat and Oil: Conservation, Resource Management, and America’s National Grasslands (pages 41–47)

      Todd D. Fagin and Thomas A. Wikle

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2012.00043.x

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      America’s National Grasslands face conflicting mandates to support grazing, mineral production, recreation, wildlife habitat and wind energy initiatives.

    3. How Green is My Valley - The Changing Landscapes of Bala, Wales (pages 48–62)

      David J. Keeling

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2012.00047.x

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      Bala, a small rural town in north-central Wales, is struggling to maintain its cultural and material identity in the face of regional and global socio-economic changes.

    4. A New Bronx Tale: Gateway Center and Modern Urban Redevelopment (pages 63–74)

      Lorraine E. Rolston

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2012.00045.x

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      A once-burgeoning industrial district in the south Bronx that had fallen into disrepair is being revitalized as a retail and commercial complex known as the Gateway Center because of a unique public-private reinvestment strategy.

    5. A Picture is Worth 651 Words: A Tongan Gravestone (pages 75–76)

      John Connell

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1949-8535.2012.00046.x

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      The tombstone of a recently deceased Tongan woman tells a story of an economically driven diaspora as residents migrate from the outer islands to more populated and centrally located areas.

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