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The Wiley-Blackwell companion to human geography

Author: James S Duncan
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: Wiley-Blackwell companions to geography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume provides an up-to-date, authoritative synthesis of the discipline of human geography. The companion offers an indispensable overview to the field, representing both historical and contemporary perspectives.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Duncan
ISBN: 9781405189897 1405189894
OCLC Number: 671385429
Notes: Companion v. to: Human geography. 1996.
Description: xv, 603 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction / James S. Duncan --
pt. I Foundations --
2. Where Geography Came From / David Lowenthal --
3. Cosmographers, Explorers, Cartographers, Chorographers: Defining, Inscribing and Practicing Early Modern Geography, c.1450 --
1850 / Robert J. Mayhew --
4. Colonizing, Settling and the Origins of Academic Geography / Daniel Clayton --
pt. II The Classics --
5. German Precursors and French Challengers / Vincent Berdoulay --
6. Creating Human Geography in the English-Speaking World / Ron Johnston --
7. Landscape Versus Region --
Part I / Nicolas Howe --
8. Landscape Versus Region --
Part II / Kent Mathewson --
9. From Region to Space --
Part I / Trevor J. Barnes --
10. From Region to Space --
Part II / Anssi Paasi --
pt. III Contemporary Approaches --
11. Nature --
Part I / Noel Castree --
12. Nature --
Part II / Jamie Lorimer --
13. Landscape --
Part I / Carrie Breitbacb --
14. Landscape --
Part II / John W. Wylie --
15. Place --
Part I / Tim Cresswell --
16. Place --
Part II / Steven Hoelscher --
17. Territory --
Part I / Stuart Elden --
18. Territory --
Part II / Jacques Levy --
19. Globalization --
Part I / Richard Florida --
20. Globalization --
Part II / Emily Gilbert --
21. World Cities --
Part I / Carolyn Cartier --
22. World Cities --
Part II / Paul L. Knox --
23. Governance --
Part I / Wendy Lamer --
24. Governance --
Part II / Stephen Legg --
25. Mobility --
Part I / David Ley --
26. Mobility --
Part II / George Revill --
27. Scale and Networks --
Part I / Andrew E.G. Jonas --
28. Scales and Networks --
Part II / Keith Woodward --
29. Class --
Part I / Andrew Herod --
30. Class --
Part II / Clive Barnett --
31. Race-Part I / Kay Anderson --
32. Race-Part II / Arun Saldanha --
33. Sexuality --
Part I / Natalie Oswin --
34. Sexuality --
Part II / Mary E. Thomas --
35. Gender --
Part I / Michael Landzelius --
36. Gender --
Part II / Joanne P. Sharp --
37. Geopolitics --
Part I / Phil Kelly --
38. Geopolitics --
Part II / Merje Kuus --
39. Segregation --
Part I / R. Alan Walks --
40. Segregation --
Part II / Steve Herbert --
41. Development --
Part I / Glyn Williams --
42. Development --
Part II / Wendy Wolford.
Series Title: Wiley-Blackwell companions to geography.
Other Titles: Human geography.
Responsibility: edited by John A. Agnew and James S. Duncan.

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