A Historical Geography of Christopher Columbus’s First Voyage and his Interactions with Indigenous Peoples of the Caribbean
Recalibrating the Quantitative Revolution in Geography Travels, Networks, Translations
Resisting the Rule of Law in Nineteenth-Century Ceylon Colonialism and the Negotiation of Bureaucratic Boundaries
By Al M. Rocca
April 30, 2024
This book offers a unique account of Christopher Columbus’s first voyage, the most consequential voyage in world history. It provides a detailed day-by-day account of the explorer’s travels and activities, richly illustrated with thematic maps. This work expands our understanding of Columbus’s ...
By Ferenc Gyuris, Boris Michel, Katharina Paulus
January 29, 2024
This book brings together international research on the quantitative revolution in geography. It offers perspectives from a wide range of contexts and national traditions that decenter the Anglo-centric discussions. The mid-20th-century quantitative revolution is frequently regarded as a decisive ...
By Jasna Mariotti, Kadri Leetmaa
October 30, 2023
Urban Planning During Socialism delves into the evolution of cities during the period of state socialism of the 20th century, summarizing the urban and architectural studies that trace their transformations. The book focuses primarily on the periphery of the socialist world, both ...
By Mette Bruinsma
October 02, 2023
This book examines the history of geography (1950-2020) from a bottom-up perspective. Disciplinary histories often emphasise the pronouncements of established academics, yet student-geographers make up the majority of the overall ‘geographical community’ at any one time. Exploring these efforts of...
By Nuala C Johnson
July 27, 2023
This book explores the relationships between empire, natural history, and gender in the production of geographical knowledge and its translation between colonial Burma and Britain. Focusing on the work of the plant collector, botanical illustrator, and naturalist, Charlotte Wheeler-Cuffe, this book...
By Richard Brook, Martin Dodge, Jonathan Hogg
May 31, 2023
This book examines the impact of the Cold War in a global context and focuses on city-scale reactions to the atomic warfare. It explores urbanism as a weapon to combat the dangers of the communist intrusion into the American territories and promote living standards for the urban poor in the US ...
By Oliver Tristan Dunnett
May 31, 2023
This book traces the development of diverse British cultures of outer space, utilizing key geographical concepts such as landscape, place, and national identity. It examines the early visionary ideas of writers H. G. Wells and Olaf Stapledon, the ambitious British space programme of the 1960s, and...
By Alida Clemente, Dag Lindström, Jon Stobart
May 31, 2023
This book examines the overlapping spaces in modern Western cities to explore the small-scale processes that shaped these cities between c.1750 and 1900. It highlights the ways in which time and space matter, framing individual actions and practices and their impact on larger urban processes. It ...
By Scott Kirsch
February 15, 2023
American Colonial Spaces in the Philippines tells the story of U.S. colonialists who attempted, in the first decades of the twentieth century, to build an enduring American empire in the Philippines through the production of space. From concrete interventions in infrastructure, urban planning, and ...
By James S. Duncan
May 06, 2022
This book offers in-depth insights on the struggles implementing the rule of law in nineteenth century Ceylon, introduced into the colonies by the British as their “greatest gift.” The book argues that resistance can be understood as a form of negotiation to lessen oppressive colonial conditions, ...
By James Wallis, David C. Harvey
March 05, 2019
This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical and cultural geography. Reflecting the centennial interest in the conflict, the collection explores the relationships between warfare and...
By Federico Ferretti, Gerónimo Barrera de la Torre, Anthony Ince, Francisco Toro
February 07, 2019
In the last few years, anarchism has been rediscovered as a transnational, cosmopolitan and multifaceted movement. Its traditions, often hastily dismissed, are increasingly revealing insights which inspire present-day scholarship in geography. This book provides a historical geography of anarchism,...