E-books: Historical Geography

  • History, Space and Place book cover

    History, Space and Place

    1st Edition

    By Susanne Rau

    Spaces, too, have a history. And history always takes place in spaces. But what do historians mean when they use the word "spaces"? And how can spaces be historically investigated? Susanne Rau provides a survey of the history of Western concepts of space, opens up interdisciplinary approaches to…

    eBook – 2019-03-05

  • 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

  • Indigenous Rights to the City: Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador book cover

    Indigenous Rights to the City

    Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Philipp Horn

    This book breaks new ground in understanding urban indigeneity in policy and planning practice. It is the first comprehensive and comparative study that foregrounds the complex interplay of multiple organisations involved in translating indigenous rights to the city in Latin America, focussing on…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives book cover

    The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chryssanthi Papadopoulou

    The ship transcends the descriptive categories of place, vehicle and artefact; it is a cosmos, which requires its own cosmology. This is the subject matter of this volume, which falls within the broader, flourishing sub-field of maritime anthropology. Specifically, the volume first investigates the…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Gender, Companionship, and Travel: Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature book cover

    Gender, Companionship, and Travel

    Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Floris Meens, Tom Sintobin

    Over the last couple of decades there has been a strong academic interest in how individuals interact with each other while en route. Yet, even if various studies have informed us about present-day realities of travel companionships, we know little about the influence of gender both on these…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Rural Change and Planning: England and Wales in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Rural Change and Planning

    England and Wales in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Alan Rogers

    Originally published in 1996 Rural Change and Planning describes the turbulent changes that have occurred in rural England and Wales since the outbreak of the First World War. The book describes the changes from an agriculturally-dominated countryside to one which has had to increasingly adapt to…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes: Myth, Propaganda, Reality book cover

    Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes

    Myth, Propaganda, Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Brain, Viktor Pál

    Since the early 2000s, authoritarianism has risen as an increasingly powerful global phenomenon. This shift has not only social and political implications, but also environmental implications: authoritarian leaders seek to recast the relationship between society and the government in every aspect…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Twentieth Century Land Settlement Schemes book cover

    Twentieth Century Land Settlement Schemes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Jones, Alexandre M.A. Diniz

    Land settlement schemes, sponsored by national governments and businesses, such as the Ford Corporation and the Hudson’s Bay Company, took place in locations as diverse as the Canadian Prairies, the Dutch polders, and the Amazonian rainforests. This novel contribution evaluates a diverse range of…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Consolationscapes in the Face of Loss: Grief and Consolation in Space and Time book cover

    Consolationscapes in the Face of Loss

    Grief and Consolation in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Jedan, Avril Maddrell, Eric Venbrux

    Human beings are grieving animals. ‘Consolation’, or an attempt to assuage grief, is an age-old response to loss which has various expressions in different cultural contexts. Over the past century, consolation has dropped off the West’s cultural radar. The contributions to this volume highlight…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Performing Arctic Sovereignty: Policy and Visual Narratives book cover

    Performing Arctic Sovereignty

    Policy and Visual Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Corine Wood-Donnelly

    The Arctic is 5.5 million square miles and has been inhabited by humans for thousands of years, yet it is still a frontier of development. But who owns the Arctic? This book charts the history of performances of sovereignty over the Arctic in the policy and visual representations of the US, Canada…

    eBook – 2018-09-21
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Indigenous Places and Colonial Spaces: The Politics of Intertwined Relations book cover

    Indigenous Places and Colonial Spaces

    The Politics of Intertwined Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole Gombay, Marcela Palomino-Schalscha

    In the aftermath of colonial occupation, Indigenous peoples have long fought to assert their sovereignty. This requires that settler colonial societies comprehend the inadequacy of their responses to Indigenous peoples’ contestations of existing power relations. Taking an international and…

    eBook – 2018-09-19
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Spaces of Congestion and Traffic: Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London book cover

    Spaces of Congestion and Traffic

    Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London, 1st Edition

    By David Rooney

    This book provides a political history of urban traffic congestion in the twentieth century, and explores how and why experts from a range of professional disciplines have attempted to solve what they have called ‘the traffic problem’. It draws on case studies of historical traffic projects in…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Transport and Mobility

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