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Geography : why it matters

Author: Alexander B Murphy
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, 2018.
Series: Why it matters (Polity Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this engrossing book, Alec Murphy explains why geography is so important to the current moment. He invites readers to think geographically, casting a new light on familiar problems. Introducing Polity's Why it Matters series: In these short and lively books, world-leading thinkers make the case for the importance of their subject and aim to inspire a new generation of students.
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Murphy, Alexander B., 1954- author.
Geography
Medford, Massachusetts : Polity, 2018
(DLC) 2018049627
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander B Murphy
ISBN: 9781509523009 1509523006 9781509523016 1509523014
OCLC Number: 1023050163
Description: xii, 162 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : maps (chiefly color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Geography's nature and perspectives --
Spaces --
Places --
Nature and society --
Why we all need geography --
Coda.
Series Title: Why it matters (Polity Press)
Responsibility: Alexander B. Murphy.

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In this engrossing book, Alec Murphy explains why geography is so important to the current moment. He invites readers to think geographically, casting a new light on familiar problems. Introducing Polity's Why it Matters series: In these short and lively books, world-leading thinkers make the case for the importance of their subject and aim to inspire a new generation of students.

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"This is a wonderful brief guide to the uses of geography as a field of study at a time when it is all too necessary."John Agnew, UCLA "In a world of increasing specialization, it is crucial to Read more...

 
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