Historical Geography Products

  • The Modern Urban Landscape

    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 – 2016-03-30 
    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

  • 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 – 2015-11-11
    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 – 2015-11-11
    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 – 2015-11-11
    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 – 2015-11-11
    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 – 2015-11-11
    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 – 2015-11-11
    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 – 2015-10-06
    Routledge

  • Geography in the Twentieth Century

    A Study of Growth, Fields, Techniques, Aims and Trends

    Edited by Griffith Taylor

    This title, first published in 1951, examines the growth, fields, techniques, aims and trends of geography at the time. The book is divided into three parts, of which the first deals with the evolution of geography and its philosophical basis. The second is concerned with studies of special…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

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