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Place : a Short Introduction.

Author: Tim Cresswell
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013.
Series: Short introductions to geography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text introduces students of human geography to the fundamental concept of place, marrying everyday uses of the term with the complex theoretical debates that have grown up around it. A short introduction to one of the most fundamental concepts in human geographyMarries everyday uses of the term ""place"" with the more complex theoretical debates that have grown up around itMakes the debates intelligible to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cresswell, Tim.
Place : A Short Introduction.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Cresswell
ISBN: 9781118725443 1118725441
OCLC Number: 851315966
Description: 1 online resource (778 pages).
Contents: Title Page; Contents; Foreword; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Pronunciation; Abbreviations; Dictionary; Appendices; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Appendix 4; Appendix 5; Appendix 6; Appendix 7; Appendix 8; Appendix 9.
Series Title: Short introductions to geography.

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This text introduces students of human geography to the fundamental concept of place, marrying everyday uses of the term with the complex theoretical debates that have grown up around it. A short introduction to one of the most fundamental concepts in human geographyMarries everyday uses of the term ""place"" with the more complex theoretical debates that have grown up around itMakes the debates intelligible to students, using familiar stories as a way into more abstract ideasExcerpts and discusses key papers on place by Doreen Massey and David HarveyConsiders empirical.

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