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Geography and revolution

Author: David N Livingstone; Charles W J Withers
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the ways in which place and space matter in a variety of revolutionary situations. The authors assemble a set of essays that uncover not only the geography of revolutions but also the role  Read more...

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Named Person: Charles Darwin; Alexander von Humboldt; William Wallace
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David N Livingstone; Charles W J Withers
ISBN: 9780226487335 0226487334
OCLC Number: 892175747
Description: viii, 433 p. : il., map ; 24 cm
Contents: Sumari: On geography and revolution / David N. Livingstone, Charles W.J. Withers --
Space, revolution, and science / Peter Dear --
National styles in science: a possible factor in the scientific revolution? / John Henry --
Geography, science, and the scientific revolution / Charles W.J. Withers --
Revolution of the space invaders: Darwin and Wallace on the geography of life / James Moore --
Printing the map, making a difference: mapping the Cape of Good Hope, 1488-1652 / Jerry Brotton --
Revolutions in the times: clocks and the temporal structures of everyday life / Paul Glennie, Nigel Thrift --
Photography, visual revolutions, and Victorian geography / James R. Ryan --
Geography's English revolutions: Oxford geography and the war of ideas, 1600-1660 / Robert J. Mayhew --
Edme Mentelle's geographies and the French revolution / Michael Heffernan --
"Risen into empire": moral geographies of the American republic / David N. Livingstone --
Alexander von Humboldt and revolution: a geography of reception of the Varnhagen von Ense correspondence / Nicolaas Rupke --
Afterward: revolutions and their geographies / Peter Burke.
Responsibility: edited by David N. Livingstone and Charles W.J. Withers.
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"[The case studies that play with the major terms of the title] address the geography of revolutions, revolutions in geographical science, and the fate of geography during revolutions -usually more Read more...

 
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