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Key Concepts in Historical Geography, Hardback Book

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"This ambitious volume reviews the best recent work in historical geography...

It demonstrates how a dual sense of history and geography is necessary to understand such key areas of contemporary debate as the inter-relationship between class, race and gender; the character of nations and nationalism; the nature and challenges of urban life; the legacies of colonialism; and the meaning and values attributed to places, landscapes and environments."- Mike Heffernan, University of NottinghamKey Concepts in Historical Geography forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 24 short essays, it provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in Historical Geography.

Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes: An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field 24 key concepts entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject Pedagogic features that enhance understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading Key Concepts in Historical Geography is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students and covers the expected staples from the discipline - from people, space and place to colonialism and geopolitics - in an accessible style.

Written by an internationally recognized set of authors, it is is an essential addition to any human geography student's library.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Geography
  • ISBN: 9781412930437