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1st Edition

Exploring Human Geography
A Reader

ISBN 9780340614297
Published December 22, 1995 by Routledge
512 Pages

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Book Description

A lively and stimulating resource for all first year students of human geography, this introductory Reader comprises key published writings from the main fields of human geography. Because the subject is both broad and necessarily only loosely defined, a principal aim of this book is to present a view of the subject which is theoretically informed and yet recognises that any view is partial, contingent and subject to change.

The extracts selected are accessible and raise issues of method and theory as well as fact. The editors have chosen articles that not only represent main currents in the present flow of academic geography but which are also responsive to developments outside of the discipline. Their selection contains a mixture of established and recent writings and each section features a contextualizing introduction and detailed suggestions for further reading.

Table of Contents

Making and breaking geographies
What difference does geography make?
Geographical identities
Geographical representations
Re-visioning human geography

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Stephen Daniels is Professor of Cultural Geography at the University of Nottingham. Roger Lee is Professor of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London.