Historical Geography Products

  • The Geography of United States Poverty

    Patterns of Deprivation, 1980-1990

    By Wendy Shaw

    Until this book was originally published in 1996 there had been little detailed research concerning the geographic location of the poor in America. The book examines the spatial distribution of the poor within the US and discusses the general characteristics of the poverty population. It explores…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Geographer at Work

    By Peter Gould

    This book charts the developments in the discipline of geography from the 1950s to the 1980s, examining how geography now connects with urban, regional and national planning, and impacts on areas such as medicine, transport, agricultural development and electoral reform. The book also discusses how…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Geography of Defence

    Edited by Michael Bateman, Raymond Riley

    Defence against military attack has had a considerable geographical impact. Urban morphology frequently owes more to the defence function than to any other, whilst local, regional and national economies are often intricately dependent on defence expenditure. It is also clear that the social…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Gaelic Scotland

    The Transformation of a Culture Region

    By Charles W J Withers

    This book, originally published in 1988, examines the Highlands and Islands of Scotland over several centuries and charts their cultural transformation from a separate region into one where the processes of anglicisation have largely succeeded. It analyses the many aspects of change including the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Rural Settlement in an Urban World

    By Michael Bunce

    Originally published in 1982, this book emphasizes the continued significance and distinctiveness of rural settlement, while at the same time recognizing the great changes of recent decades. The early chapters review the field of rural study and trace the evolution of man-land relationships in the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Nation, State and Territory

    A Political Geography

    By Roy E H Mellor

    This detailed analysis, originally published in 1989 studies the relationship between nation, state and territory. It explores the evolution of nations and the development of the state idea. Consideration is given to the frontier, s the interface between states, the influence of defence…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Facadism

    By Jonathan Richards

    Facadism - the preservation of historic facades, the creation of facsimiles in front of new buildings and the decorative exercises of postmodernism - is accused of destroying architectural innovation, of divorcing the interior and exterior of buildings and of reducing townscapes to theatre sets.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Animal Housing and Human-Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures

    Edited by Kristian Bjørkdahl, Tone Druglitrø

    This book provides an in-depth investigation into the practices of animal housing systems with international contributions from across the humanities and social sciences. The physical infrastructures of animal housing are part of a much broader sociocultural and political infrastructure, where the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Historical Geographies of Prisons

    Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past

    Edited by Karen M. Morin, Dominique Moran

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive historical-geographical lens to the development and evolution of correctional institutions as a specific subset of carceral geographies. This book analyzes and critiques global practices of incarceration, regimes of punishment, and their…

    Hardback – 2015-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Glasgow

    The Socio-spatial Development of the City

    By Michael Pacione

    First published in 1995, this book employs a historical-geographical approach to illuminate the interaction between the multifarious social and spatial forces which have conditioned the processes and patterns of urban growth and change over time in Scotland’s principle city. The book is organised…

    Hardback – 2015-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Travels into Spain

    By Madame D'Aulnoy

    'Of all literary fakes this is surely the most impudent, ingenious, and successful. The Comtesse D'Aulnoy was never in Spain (but) she was a born traveller. Not without reason have the editors of The Broadway Travellers included her fiction in their library of fact. For, despite its falseness, it…

    Paperback – 2015-03-03
    Routledge

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