By Duane W. Roller
The final devoted booklet on historic geography used to be released greater than sixty years in the past. for the reason that then new texts have seemed (such because the Artemidoros palimpsest), and new versions of current texts (by geographical professionals who contain Agatharchides, Eratosthenes, Pseudo-Skylax and Strabo) were produced. there was a lot archaeological learn, particularly on the perimeters of the Greek international, and a extra exact realizing of historical geography and geographers has emerged. the subject is as a result past due a clean and sustained therapy. In delivering accurately that, Duane curler explores very important issues like wisdom of the area within the Bronze Age and Archaic classes; Greek growth into the Black Sea and the West; the Pythagorean inspiration of the earth as a globe; the discovery of geography as a self-discipline by means of Eratosthenes; Polybios the explorer; Strabo’s well-known Geographica; the travels of Alexander the nice; Roman geography; Ptolemy and past due antiquity; and the cultural reawakening of vintage geographical wisdom within the Renaissance, together with Columbus’ use of historic assets.
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The G-77’s coordinator and spokesperson for compliance issues during the negotiations was South Africa. Under South Africa’s leadership, the delegations of Brazil, China, India, Iran, Samoa and Saudi Arabia were particularly active in shaping the views of this group on compliance. 1 of the Convention, Principle 7 of the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development and many other international environmental agreements. Most AOSIS members are also members of the G-77, and AOSIS worked closely with the G-77 in arriving at common positions.
2 The influence and attitudes of Annex I party delegations for and against the development of a strong compliance system, including domestic experiences in the US, regional approaches in the EU and the tension between ‘due process’ and ‘automaticity’. 3 The influence and attitudes of developing country party delegations for and against the development of a strong compliance system, and tensions between progressive environmental objectives and concerns about the erosion of national sovereignty. 4 The role and contribution of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the development and testing of proposals during the negotiations, focusing on proposals for tough penalties and transparent procedures.