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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

    Edited by Carola Hein

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning History offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of planning history since its emergence in the late 19th century, investigating the history of the discipline, its core writings, key people, institutions, vehicles, education, and practice. Combining…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-11-26 
    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

  • Sentient Conceptualisations

    Feeling for Time in the Sciences of the Past

    By Cristian Simonetti

    Sentient Conceptualisations is about how scientists studying the past understand time in relation to space. Simonetti argues that the feelings for depths and surfaces, arising from the bodily movements and gestures of scientific practice, strongly influence conceptualisations of space and time.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    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 sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, generated new typologies of waterscapes with significant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • 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 assess what might be described as the more traditional objects…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

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