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Key concepts in historical geography /
John Morrissey, David Nally, Ulf Strohmayer, Yvonne Whelan.
imprint
Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014.
description
xiv, 308 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
ISBN
1412930448, 9781412930444
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imprint
Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014.
isbn
1412930448
9781412930444
contents note
Imperialism and empire ; Colonialism and anti-colonialism / John Morrissey -- Development / David Nally -- Territory and place / Yvonne Whelan -- Identity and the nation ; Imaginative geographies and geopolitics / John Morrissey -- Class, hegemony and resistance / Ulf Strohmayer -- Race ; Gender / David Nally -- Nature and the environment / Ulf Strohmayer -- Making sense of urban settlement ; Geographies of urban morphology ; Landscape and iconography ; Conceptualizing heritage ; Performance, spectacle and power / Yvonne Whelan -- Capitalism and industrialization ; Cultures of science and technology ; Modernity and democracy / Ulf Strohmayer -- Globalization ; Governmentality ; Nature-culture / David Nally -- Historical geographical traditions / Ulf Strohmayer -- Illustrative geographies ; Evidence and representation / John Morrissey.
catalogue key
9549818
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This detailed yet expansive guide includes entries on colonial and postcolonial geographies, globalization, space and power.
Main Description
Edited by Dr Rob Kitchen, Director of the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) at the National University of Ireland, the Key Concepts in Human Geography series is an innovative set of companion texts for undergraduate students of the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, they provide a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in their field. All books in the series are authored by internationally recognized academics and include an introductory chapter and extensive pedagogic features in the form of a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading. Morrissey et al have produced a detailed yet expansive guide to an area in which students have been poorly served in the past. Key Concepts in Historical Geography brings alive the human geographies of the past, and demonstrates their relevancy for understanding key aspects of the contemporary world. This new and innovative includes entries on: Colonial and Postcolonial geographies Globalization Space Power Intended Audience: Key Concepts in Historical Geography  is an excellent text for upper level undergraduate and postgraduate students of Historical Geography.
Main Description
Edited by Dr Rob Kitchen, Director of the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) at the National University of Ireland, the Key Concepts in Human Geography series is an innovative set of companion texts for undergraduate students of the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, they provide a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in their field. All books in the series are authored by internationally recognized academics and include an introductory chapter and extensive pedagogic features in the form of a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading. Morrissey et al have produced a detailed yet expansive guide to an area in which students have been poorly served in the past. Key Concepts in Historical Geography brings alive the human geographies of the past, and demonstrates their relevancy for understanding key aspects of the contemporary world. This new and innovative includes entries on: Colonial and Postcolonial geographies Globalization Space Power Intended Audience: Key Concepts in Historical Geography is an excellent text for upper level undergraduate and postgraduate students of Historical Geography.
Main Description
Edited by Dr Rob Kitchen, Director of the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) at the National University of Ireland, the Key Concepts in Human Geography series is an innovative set of companion texts for undergraduate students of the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, they provide a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in their field. All books in the series are authored by internationally recognized academics and include an introductory chapter and extensive pedagogic features in the form of a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading. Morrissey et al have produced a detailed yet expansive guide to an area in which students have been poorly served in the past. Key Concepts in Historical Geography brings alive the human geographies of the past, and demonstrates their relevancy for understanding key aspects of the contemporary world. This new and innovative includes entries on: Colonial and Postcolonial geographies Globalization Space Power Intended Audience: Key Concepts in Historical Geographyis an excellent text for upper level undergraduate and postgraduate students of Historical Geography.
Main Description
Key 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 Extensive 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 geography student's library.
Main Description
Key Concepts in Historical Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 24 short essays, Key Concepts in Historical Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in Historical Geography. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes: o An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field o 24 key concepts entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject o Extensive 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 in Historical Geography 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, Key Concepts in Historical Geography is an essential addition to any geography student's library.
Table of Contents
Nature and the environment
Population and settlement
Urbanisation and the city
Landscape
Heritage and memory
Spectacle and performance
Class
Race
Gender
Colonial geographies I: imperialism, discourse & geographical knowledge
Colonial geographies II: colonialism and anti-colonialism
Postcolonialism and resistance
Territory and place
Identity and the nation
War, geopolitics and imaginative geographies
Capitalism and industrialization
Cultures of science and technology
Democracy and political theory
Globalisation
Migration and development
Diaspora, transnationalism and hybridity
Historical geographical traditions
Illustrative geographies and visual sources
Evidence and representation
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