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Military geographies

Author: Rachel Woodward
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004.
Series: RGS-IBG book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book sets a new agenda for the study of military geography with its critical analysis of the ways in which military control over space is legitimized. Drawing on her own original research, the author explores the ways in which militarism and military activities control development, the use of space, and our understanding of place. She concentrates on military lands, establishments, and personnel in contemporary  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Woodward
ISBN: 1405110538 9781405110532 1405127775 9781405127776
OCLC Number: 53145439
Description: xi, 196 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Military Geography, Militarism's Geographies --
Military Space --
Military Economic Geographies --
Militarized Environments --
Military Landscapes --
Challenging Military Geographies --
The Study of Military Geographies.
Series Title: RGS-IBG book series.
Responsibility: Rachel Woodward.
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This book sets a new agenda for the study of military geography with its critical analysis of the ways in which military control over space is legitimized. Drawing on her own original research, the author explores the ways in which militarism and military activities control development, the use of space, and our understanding of place. She concentrates on military lands, establishments, and personnel in contemporary peacetime settings, highlighting the pervasiveness of these forces in shaping everyday lives. The geographies under scrutiny are primarily those of advanced capitalist economies, particularly in Europe, North America, and Australasia.

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