E-books: Cultural Geography

  • The City in Geography: Renaturing the Built Environment book cover

    The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Neighborhood Branding, Identity and Tourism book cover

    Neighborhood Branding, Identity and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Staci M. Zavattaro

    This book delves into neighborhood branding by looking at the City of Orlando and the identities that set each neighborhood apart from others. Orlando is an international tourism capital, known for its abundant theme parks that allow for an escape from reality. The word "Orlando" is almost…

    eBook – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus in Tourism

  • Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds book cover

    Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds

    1st Edition

    By Fay Dennis

    Drug use is widely understood in terms of its subjects, substances and settings. But what happens when these distinctions start to blur? Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds moves away from a hierarchical conceptualisation of drug use based on its subjects and their objects, offering unique…

    eBook – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Nation-Space in Enlightenment Britain: An Archaeology of Empire book cover

    Nation-Space in Enlightenment Britain

    An Archaeology of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Mita Choudhury

    Nation-Space in Enlightenment Britain: An Archaeology of Empire is a provocative intervention that extends considerably the parameters of on-going dialogues about British identity during the Enlightenment. Thoughtfully interdisciplinary and with an allegiance to the culture which literary…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration book cover

    Migrant Housing

    Architecture, Dwelling, Migration, 1st Edition

    By Mirjana Lozanovska

    Migrant Housing, the latest book by author Mirjana Lozanovska, examines the house as the architectural construct in the processes of migration. Housing is pivotal to any migration story, with studies showing that migrant participation in the adaptation or building of houses provides…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Mapping Place Names of India book cover

    Mapping Place Names of India

    1st Edition

    By Anu Kapur

    This book is the first of its kind to chart the terrain of contemporary India’s many place names. It explores different ‘place connections’, investigates how places are named and renamed, and looks at the forces that are remaking the future place name map of India. Lucid and accessible, this book…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge India

  • Postcolonialism book cover

    Postcolonialism

    1st Edition

    By Tariq Jazeel

    Postcolonialism is a book that examines the influence of postcolonial theory in critical geographical thought and scholarship. Aimed at advanced-level students and researchers, the book is a lively, stimulating and relevant introduction to ‘postcolonial geography’ that elaborates on the critical…

    eBook – 2019-02-22
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Citizenship and Infrastructure: Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State book cover

    Citizenship and Infrastructure

    Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Lemanski

    This book brings together insights from leading urban scholars and explicitly develops the connections between infrastructure and citizenship. It demonstrates the ways in which adopting an ‘infrastructural citizenship’ lens illuminates a broader understanding of the material and civic nature of…

    eBook – 2019-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Comics: Infrastructure and the Global City in Contemporary Graphic Narratives book cover

    Urban Comics

    Infrastructure and the Global City in Contemporary Graphic Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Dominic Davies

    Urban Comics: Infrastructure and the Global City in Contemporary Graphic Narratives makes an important and timely contribution both to comics studies and urban studies, offering a decolonisation and reconfiguration of both of these already interdisciplinary fields. With chapter-length discussions…

    eBook – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture book cover

    Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Erik Champion

    Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture presents a communicable and useful definition of organic architecture that reaches beyond constraints. The book focuses on the works and writings of architects in Nordic countries, such as Sigurd Lewerentz, Jørn Utzon, Sverre Fehn and the…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

  • Impure and Worldly Geography: Pierre Gourou and Tropicality book cover

    Impure and Worldly Geography

    Pierre Gourou and Tropicality, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Bowd, Daniel Clayton

    Tropicality is a centuries-old Western discourse that treats otherness and the exotic in binary – ‘us’ and ‘them’ – terms. It has long been implicated in empire and its anxieties over difference. However, little attention has been paid to its twentieth-century genealogy. This book explores this…

    eBook – 2019-02-13
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Migration in Performance: Crossing the Colonial Present book cover

    Migration in Performance

    Crossing the Colonial Present, 1st Edition

    By Caleb Johnston, Geraldine Pratt

    This book follows the travels of Nanay, a testimonial theatre play developed from research with migrant domestic workers in Canada, as it was recreated and restaged in different places around the globe. This work examines how Canadian migration policy is embedded across and within histories of…

    eBook – 2019-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

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