WorldCat Identities

Bowden, Rob 1973-

Overview
Works: 118 works in 484 publications in 5 languages and 16,546 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Photographer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rob Bowden
Kenya by Rob Bowden( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the natural environment and resources, people and culture, and business and economy of Kenya, focusing on development and change in recent years
United Kingdom by Rob Bowden( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the natural environment and resources, people and culture, and business and economy of the United Kingdom, focusing on development and change in recent years
Africa by Rob Bowden( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, environments, cultures, natural resources, economy, and wildlife of Africa
Asia by Rob Bowden( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the environment, culture, religion, economy, politics, and history of Asia
The Nile by Rob Bowden( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the entire Nile River and the people and places that line this extraordinary river
Energy by Rob Bowden( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Swedish and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses some of the problems current energy sources cause the environment and explores alternative energy sources that are environment friendly
Food and farming by Rob Bowden( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Swedish and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the environmental problems that have led to declining food yields and offers alternative farming methods to feed the world's growing population
Water supply : our impact on the planet by Rob Bowden( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of global water consumption, discussing water scarcity, how we use the resource, pollution, and what can be done to conserve this limited resource
Waste by Rob Bowden( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Swedish and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the growing problem of waste disposal around the world, the initiatives being taken to recycle, and the conservation efforts being made to reduce waste
Waste, recycling, and reuse : our impact on the planet by Rob Bowden( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From household garbage to global warming, this book looks at the issues surrounding the waste problem and why it's grown over the past fifty years
African culture by Rob Bowden( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the various influences, from the physical environment to colonialization, that have helped shape African culture throughout its history, as well as its most common cultural characteristics
Earth's water crisis by Rob Bowden( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how millions still have unclean water, how global warming and faulty irrigation deplete water supplies, how future wars about water can be avoided, and what we can be done to protect water
Modern Africa by Rosie Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of modern Africa, providing information on the region's governments, economy, social classes, poverty, people, and culture
Air pollution : our impact on the planet by Matthew Chapman( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the debates surrounding air pollution, discussing its causes, effects on us and the environment, and prevention. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
The Ganges by Rob Bowden( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Danish and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history and course of the Ganges, examining the surrounding land and cities and the river's influence on the history and civilization of India and Bangladesh
Ancient Africa by Rob Bowden( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of ancient Africa, describing the architecture, cultures, beliefs, and traditions that defined the region hundreds of years ago
West Africa by Tony Binns( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the landscape, climate, natural resources, people, and culture of the countries of West Africa
Istanbul by Rob Bowden( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of Istanbul, Turkey's largest city and an important bridge between Europe and Asia, and discusses its history, population, economy, industry, and culture
The Yangtze by Rob Bowden( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Danish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the land and people surrounding China's Yangtze River
Energy sources : the impact of science and technology by Rob Bowden( )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how advances in science and technology have affected energy sources, providing information as well as pro and cons about a variety of related topics, such as nuclear energy, biofuels, and solar power from space
 
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Earth's water crisis
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United KingdomAfricaAsiaThe NileEnergyFood and farmingWater supply : our impact on the planetWaste
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Languages
English (157)

Danish (10)

Swedish (7)

Dutch (6)

Norwegian (3)