Historical Geography Products

  • Migration Borders Freedom

    By Harald Bauder

    International borders have become deadly barriers of a proportion rivaled only by war or natural disaster. Yet despite the damage created by borders, most people can’t – or don’t want to – imagine a world without them. What alternatives do we have to prevent the deadly results of contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Public Goods versus Economic Interests

    Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting

    Edited by Freia Anders, Alexander Sedlmaier

    Squatting is currently a global phenomenon. A concomitant of economic development and social conflict, squatting attracts public attention because – implicitly or explicitly – it questions property relations from the perspective of the basic human need for shelter. So far neglected by historical…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Geography of Names

    Indigenous to post-foundational

    By Gwilym Lucas Eades

    This book examines geographical names, place-names, and toponymy from philosophical and cultural evolutionary perspectives. Geographical name-tracking-networks (Geo-NTNs) are posited as tools for tracking names through time and across space, and for making sense of how names evolve both temporally…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Sahara

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Jeremy Keenan

    This collection examines the Sahara holistically from the earliest (prehistoric) times through the ‘historical’ period to the present and with political direction into the future. The contributions cover palaeoclimatology, history, archaeology (cultural heritage), social anthropology, sociology,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Animal Housing and Human–Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures

    Edited by Kristian Bjrkdahl, Tone Druglitr

    This book provides an in-depth investigation into the practices of animal housing systems with international contributions from across the humanities and social sciences. By attending to a range of different sites such as the zoo, the laboratory, the farm and the animal shelter, to name a few, the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Memory, Place and Identity

    Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict

    Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Geography Since the Second World War

    Edited by Ron Johnston, Paul Claval

    The discipline of geography has undergone much change and growth in recent years. With growth has come diversity. Before 1945 there were differences between countries in the emphases on subject matter and research approach, although these were all related closely to three main ‘models’ – French,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

  • The Makers of Modern Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Robert E. Dickinson

    This book examines the works of the outstanding makers of modern geography and demonstrates the consistency of idea and purpose in their work. Geography as an explicitly defined field of knowledge is more than two thousand years old, but as a university subject, geography is only 150 years old, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

  • Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration

    By Fraser MacDonald, Charles W.J. Withers

    Focusing on aspects of the functioning of technology, and by looking at instruments and at instrumental performance, this book addresses the epistemological questions arising from examining the technological bases to geographical exploration and knowledge claims. Questions of geography and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

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