Historical Geography Products

  • Routledge Revivals: The Atlas of British Railway History (1985)

    By Michael Freeman, Derek Aldcroft

    First published in 1985, this Atlas uses over 50 specially drawn maps to trace the rise and fall of the railways’ fortunes, and is supported by an interesting and authoritative text. Financial and operating statistics are clearly presented in diagrammatic form and provide a wealth of information…

    Hardback – 2017-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Youth Activism and Solidarity

    The non-stop picket against Apartheid

    By Gavin Brown, Helen Yaffe

    From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group maintained a continuous protest, day and night, outside the South African Embassy in central London. This book examines how and why a group of children,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Relph

    First published in 1987, this book provides a wide-ranging account of how modern cities have come to look as they do — differing radically from their predecessors in their scale, style, details and meanings. It uses many illustrations and examples to explore the origins and development of specific…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism

    From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks

    By Jane Lovell, Chris Bull

    With the rise of post-truth and fake news, a thorough examination of authenticity has never been so relevant. This book explores the geography of authenticity, investigating a wide variety of places used by tourists. Not only does it explore what might be described as the more traditional objects…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Sentient Conceptualizations

    Feeling and Thinking in the Scientific Understanding of Time

    By Cristian Simonetti

    Sentient Conceptualisations considers how scientists studying the past have understood time in relation to space, focusing on the relationship between feeling and thinking. It represents an anthropological attempt to comprehend how archaeologists and those working in related disciplines develop…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Waterways and the Cultural Landscape

    Edited by Francesco Vallerani, Francesco Visentin

    Water control and management have been fundamental to the building of human civilisation. In Europe, the regulation of major rivers, the digging of canals and the wetland reclamation schemes from the 16th to 19th centuries, generated new typologies of waterscapes with significant implications for…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Modern Geography

    An Encylopaedic Survey

    By Gary S. Dunbar

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Anti-Corruption and its Discontents

    Local, National and International Perspectives on Corruption in Papua New Guinea

    By Grant W. Walton

    The fight against corruption is now a core part of development policy and practice. Some call these efforts a ‘war on corruption’. What does this so-called ‘war’ mean for developing countries? And how do international perspectives on corruption relate to local and national concerns? This book…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

    Historical Geographies at the Centenary

    Edited by James Wallis, David C. Harvey

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather

    A Historical Geography Perspective

    Edited by Georgina H. Endfield, Lucy Veale

    Extreme weather events, such as droughts, strong winds and storms, flash floods and extreme heat and cold, are among the most destructive yet fascinating aspects of climate variability. Historical records and memories charting the impacts and responses to such events are a crucial component of any…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • The Land of France 1815-1914

    By Hugh D. Clout

    This book, first published in 1983, attempts to examine the rural change in France between 1815 and 1914 with a sustained and explicit spatial approach. This volume represents a position in which space and time are meshed in an analysis of the forces underlying land-use and other changes that have…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Land and the People of Nineteenth-Century Cork

    The Rural Economy and the Land Question

    By James S. Donnelly, Jr

    First published in 1975. Using estate records, local newspapers and parliamentary papers, this book focuses upon two central and interrelated subjects – the rural economy and the land question – from the perspective of Cork, Ireland’s southernmost country. The author examines the chief responses of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

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