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Fisher, W. B. (William Bayne)

Overview
Works: 118 works in 467 publications in 2 languages and 6,952 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Redactor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: DS49, 915.6
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Most widely held works about W. B Fisher
 
Most widely held works by W. B Fisher
The Middle East: a physical, social and regional geography by W. B Fisher( Book )

139 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comprehensive study, first published in 1950, Professor Fisher examines all the principal elements - physical and human - that influence environment, development and ways of life in the Middle East. An analysis of the physical basis of the region is followed by detailed treatment of the complex human and social aspects; a concluding section brings together, on a regional basis, the elements discussed in the first two parts. With first-hand experience within the Middle East, Fisher presents a detailed and fascinating study, based on surveys and investigations he personally carried out. Including wide-ranging geographical, historical, sociological and political perspectives, this title provides essential background to anyone with an interest in Middle Eastern affairs
The Cambridge history of Iran( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys Iranian history and culture and its contribution to the civilization of the world. Covers religious, philosophical, political, economic, scientific and artistic elements in Iranian civilization
Populations of the Middle East and North Africa: a geographical approach by John Innes Clarke( Book )

17 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain; an introductory geography by W. B Fisher( Book )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Change and development in the Middle East : essays in honour of W.B. Fisher( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle East is a region of great traditional diversity, which has been characterized by immense political, social and economic changes, still developing over thirty years after the title's original publication. A group of oil-rich countries have achieved great political significance and some of the highest per capita incomes in the world. Much modern development has been spatially polarized, accentuating the concentrations of rapidly growing populations and posing severe problems for planners. Cultivation and pastoralism, the main traditional activities, have often suffered from neglect and insufficient investment, and both require re-evaluation. These are the issues addressed by this volume, first published in 1981, which contains a series of overviews and case studies written by present or former members of staff and research students of the Department of Geography in the University of Durham in honour of W.B. Fisher. Change and Development in the Middle East provides an interesting and relevant geographical and demographic analysis of this diverse and volatile region
Spain, a geographical background by W. B Fisher( Book )

23 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge history of Iran by W. B Fisher( Book )

32 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge History of Iran is an eight-volume survey of Iranian history and culture, and its contribution to the civilisation of the world. All aspect of the religious, philosophical, political, economic, scientific and artistic elements in Iranian civilisation are studies, with some emphasis on geographical and ecological factors which have contributed to that civilisation's special character. The aim is to provide a collection of readable essays rather than a catalogue of information. The volumes offer scope for the publication of new ideas as well as providing summaries of established facts. They should act as a stimulus to specialists, but are primarily concerned to answer the sort of questions about the past and present of Iran that are asked by the non-specialist. Volume I sets the physical stage for the human events which follow. In a sense it is a companion volume to the rest of the series. The whole volume is devoted to geography, geology, anthropology, economic life, and flora and fauna. The physical environment of Iran is seen not as an unmoving backcloth against which the human drama is played; rather it is seen as a natural element which shapes in distinct and recognisable ways the whole course of human activity in the country. Iran offers a picture of sharp identity as a geographical unit. In spite of highly varies and often harsh natural conditions at local level, a consistent and recognisable pattern of physiographical and climatic features emerges at the national level. Because of these features the Iranians as a people suffered many vicissitudes. The complex character of the relationship between terrain and people is the major theme of this volume
Malta: background for development by Howard Bowen-Jones( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spray chemicals and application equipment by James Albertine McClintock( Book )

16 editions published between 1945 and 1949 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mediaeval land surveys of County Durham by Paul DICKINSON( Book )

12 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housing problems in Ankara by D. W Drakakis-Smith( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of Iran by W. B Fisher( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The oil states by W. B Fisher( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge history of Iran by John Andrew Boyle( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Cambridge History of Iran' is an eight-volume survey of Iranian history and culture, and its contribution to the civilisation of the world. All aspects of the religious, philosophical, political, economic, scientific and artistic elements in Iranian civilisation are studied
El Oriente Medio : geografía física, humana y regional by W. B Fisher( Book )

5 editions published in 1952 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soil survey of Wadi Ziglab, Jordan by University of Durham( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle East; then and now by W. B Fisher( Book )

7 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genothalmic refractor; a descriptive manual of instruction in the use of the genothalmic refractor, with a short description of the genothalmic unit by W. B Fisher( Book )

4 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantitative and statistical approaches to geography : a practical manual by John A Matthews( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantitative and Statistical Approaches to Geography: A Practical Manual is a practical introduction to some quantitative and statistical techniques of use to geographers and related scientists. This book is composed of 15 chapters, each begins with an outline of the purpose and necessary mechanics of a technique or group of techniques and is concluded with exercises and the particular approach adopted. These exercises aim to enhance student's ability to use the techniques as part of the process by which sound judgments are made according to scientific standards while tackling complex problems
The Middle East (Routledge Revivals) : a Physical, Social and Regional Geography by W. B Fisher( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comprehensive study, first published in 1950, Professor Fisher examines all the principal elements - physical and human - that influence environment, development and ways of life in the Middle East. An analysis of the physical basis of the region is followed by detailed treatment of the complex human and social aspects; a concluding section brings together, on a regional basis, the elements discussed in the first two parts. With first-hand experience within the Middle East, Fisher presents a detailed and fascinating study, based on surveys and investigations he personally carried out
 
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Alternative Names
Bayne Fisher, William

Bayne Fisher, William 1916-1984

Fei-shê-êrh

Fish, W. B.

Fisher, W. B.

Fisher, W. B. 1916-1984

Fisher, William B. 1916-1984

Fisher, William Bayne

Languages
English (330)

Spanish (5)

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