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Understanding cultural geography : places and traces

Author: Jon Anderson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
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The book presents specific chapters outlining the history of cultural geography, before and beyond representation, as well as the methods and techniques of doing cultural geography. It investigates the places and traces of corporate capitalism, nationalism, ethnicity, youth culture and the place of the body. Throughout these chapters case study examples will be used to illustrate how these places are taken and made  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Anderson
ISBN: 9780415430548 0415430542 9780415430555 0415430550 9780203872376 0203872371 0415992869 9780415992862
OCLC Number: 313078014
Description: xvi, 212 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The history of cultural geography --
Branching out: twenty-first century development in the family tree of cultural geography --
Knowing (your) place --
Taking and making place: the stuff of power --
Counter-cultures: global, corporate and anti-capitalisms --
the place of nature --
The place of ethnicity --
Senses of place: scale and beliefs --
Making and marking new places: the cultural geographies of youth --
(B)ordering the body --
Swimming in context: doing cultural geography in practice --
A culturally geographical approach to place.
Responsibility: Jon Anderson.
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