The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Human Geography

Author: John A. Agnew,James S. Duncan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119250439

Category: Science

Page: 624

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This volume provides an up-to-date, authoritative synthesis of the discipline of human geography. Unparalleled in scope, the companion offers an indispensable overview to the field, representing both historical and contemporary perspectives. Edited and written by the world's leading authorities in the discipline Divided into three major sections: Foundations (the history of human geography from Ancient Greece to the late nineteenth century); The Classics (the roots of modern human geography); Contemporary Approaches (current issues and themes in human geography) Each contemporary issue is examined by two contributors offering distinctive perspectives on the same theme

The Scientific Nature of Geomorphology

Proceedings of the 27th Binghamton Symposium in Geomorphology, Held 27-29 September, 1996

Author: Bruce L. Rhoads,Colin E. Thorn

Publisher: Bruce Rhoads

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 481

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Geomorphology is a discipline which has traditionally been dominated by fieldwork. This volume is devoted to the philosophical and methodological components of the discipline. Its purpose is to provide a comprehensive examination of contemporary perspectives on the scientific nature of geomorphology. The book should help unify and strengthen the disciplines by clarifying how geomorphology fits into the realm of the sciences, by examining its relationship to other sciences, by providing an improved understanding of methodological diversity in the discipline, and by identifying potential bases for disciplinary unity.

Geographie als Chorologie

zur Genese und Struktur von Alfred Hettners Konstrukt der Geographie

Author: Ute Wardenga

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geographers

Page: 255

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The SAGE Handbook of Human Geography, 2v

Author: Roger Lee,Noel Castree,Rob Kitchin,Vicky Lawson,Anssi Paasi,Chris Philo,Sarah Radcliffe,Susan M. Roberts,Charles Withers

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446265994

Category: Social Science

Page: 840

View: 4611

"Superb! How refreshing to see a Handbook that eschews convention and explores the richness and diversity of the geographical imagination in such stimulating and challenging ways." - Peter Dicken, University of Manchester "Stands out as an innovative and exciting contribution that exceeds the genre." - Sallie A. Marston, University of Arizona "Captures wonderfully the richness and complexity of the worlds that human beings inhabit... This is a stand-out among handbooks!" - Lily Kong, National University of Singapore "This wonderfully unconventional book demonstrates human geography’s character and significance not by marching through traditional themes, but by presenting a set of geographical essays on basic ideas, practices, and concerns." - Alexander B. Murphy, University of Oregon "This SAGE Handbook stands out for its capacity to provoke the reader to think anew about human geography ... essays that offer some profoundly original insights into what it means to engage geographically with the world." - Eric Sheppard, UCLA Published in association with the journal Progress in Human Geography, edited and written by the principal scholars in the discipline, this Handbook demonstrates the difference that thinking about the world geographically makes. Each section considers how human geography shapes the world, interrogates it, and intervenes in it. It includes a major retrospective and prospective introductory essay, with three substantive sections on: Imagining Human Geographies Practising Human Geographies Living Human Geographies The Handbook also has an innovative multimedia component of conversations about key issues in human geography – as well as an overview of human geography from the Editors. A key reference for any scholar interested in questions about what difference it makes to think spatially or geographically about the world, this Handbook is a rich and textured statement about the geographical imagination.

A Companion to Economic Geography

Author: Eric Sheppard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470692723

Category: Science

Page: 556

View: 9180

A Companion to Economic Geography presents students of human geography with an essential collection of original essays providing a key to understanding this important subdiscipline. The contributions are written by prominent international scholars offering a wide-ranging overview of the field. Places economic geography in the wider context of geography. Contributions from leading international scholars in the field. Presents a comprehensive, up-to-date and accessible overview of all the major themes in the field. Explores key debates, controversies and questions using a variety of historical and theoretical vantage points. Charts the important work that has been done in recent years and looks forward to new developments in the global economy.

Geo Info Systems

Author: ProQuest Information and Learning Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geographic information systems

Page: N.A

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Geography and the Human Spirit

Author: Anne Buttimer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 285

View: 9409

What does it mean to dwell? Every civilization has a story to tell, according to Anne Buttimer, and exploring those stories brings fresh light to modern ideas about the relationship between humanity and its environment. In Geography and the Human Spirit, Buttimer ranges widely from Plato to Barry Lopez, from the Upanishads to Goethe, taking an interdisciplinary look at the ways in which human beings have turned to natural science, theology, and myth to form visions of the earth as a human habitat.

Towards a labor geography

the production of space and the politics of scale in the East Coast longshore industry, 1953-1990

Author: Andrew Herod

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 880

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Cultural Turns/geographical Turns

Perspectives on Cultural Geography

Author: Ian Cook

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 392

View: 9190

Introduces undergraduates to the key debates regarding space and culture and the key theoretical arguments which guide cultural geographical work. This book addresses the impact, significance, and characteristics of the 'cultural turn' in contemporary geography. It focuses on the development of the cultural geography subdiscipline and on what has made it a peculiar and unique realm of study. It demonstrates the importance of culture in the development of debates in other subdisciplines within geography and beyond. In line with these previous themes, the significance of space in the production of cultural values and expressions is also developed. Along with its timely examination of the health of the cultural geographical subdiscipline, this book is to be valued for its analysis of the impact of cultural theory on studies elsewhere in geography and of ideas of space and spatiality elsewhere in the social sciences.

How it Came to be

Carl O. Sauer, Franz Boas and the Meanings of Anthrogeography

Author: William W. Speth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Human geography

Page: 268

View: 4603

Choice

A Classified Cumulation : Volumes 1-10, March 1964--February 1974

Author: Richard K. Gardner,Phyllis Grumm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Best books

Page: N.A

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Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Physik und Physikotheologie des jungen Kant

Die Vorgeschichte seiner Allgemeinen Naturgeschichte und Theorie des Himmels

Author: Hans-Joachim Waschkies

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027279098

Category: Philosophy

Page: 711

View: 5008

Ideen Zu Einer Geographie Der Pflanzen

Author: Alexander Homboldt

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3955075036

Category:

Page: 200

View: 4899

Diese Veroffentlichung von Alexander von Humboldt ist die Synopse der bis dahin (1805) durchgefuhrten Forschungsreisen. Er versuchte sich hier erstmals an einer Systematik der weltweiten Geographie der Pflanzen und schuf damit ein revolutioares und weithin beachtetes Werk.