This book aims to acquaint American historians, anthropologists, and sociologists with a discourse that questions prioritizing of the temporal over the spatial. It contends that social structuring processes are context dependent, for they involve the unfolding of historical geographies.
1. Making Histories and Constructing Human Geographies 2. Biography Formation, Knowledge Acquisition, and the Growth and Transformation of Cities During the Late Mercantile Period: The Case of Boston, 1783-1812 3. Production, Family, and "Free-Time" Projects: A Time-Geographic Perspective on Everyday Life in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Cities 4. Local and Regional Agricultural Transformation: The Case of Enclosures in Southern Sweden, 1750–1850 5. Popular Geography, Ideological Resistance, and the Transformation of Stockholm, 1880–1900 6. After Words on Then and There, Here and Now, and Afterwards