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  • 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

  • Humanistic Geography

    Problems and Prospects

    Edited by David Ley, Marwyn S. Samuels

    Humanistic geography now has an established position in the intellectual development of contemporary geography. However there has so far been little attempt to draw together the humanistic approach in one broad statement. This book by the leading figures in the field provides a platform for the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

  • Geography and Geographers

    Anglo-American human geography since 1945, 7th Edition

    By Ron Johnston, James Sidaway

    Geography and Geographers continues to be the most comprehensive and up-to-date overview of human geography available. It provides a survey of the major debates, key thinkers and schools of thought in the English-speaking world, setting them within the context of economic, social, cultural,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Humanistic Geography and Literature (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Essays on the Experience of Place

    Edited by Douglas C. D. Pocock

    This book introduces the beginning student to the major concepts, materials and tools of the discipline of geography. While it presents geographic theory, as whole and for each of its parts, the chief emphasis is on concrete analysis and example rather than on abstraction, an approach which has…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

  • Utopias and the Environment

    Edited by Geoffrey Berry

    Utopias and the Environment explores the way in which the kind of ‘dreaming’, or re-visioning, known as the ‘utopian imaginary’ takes environmental concerns into account. This kind of creative intervention is increasingly important in an era of ecological crisis, as we witness the failure of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    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

  • For Creative Geographies

    Geography, Visual Arts and the Making of Worlds

    By Harriet Hawkins

    This book provides the first sustained critical exploration, and celebration, of the relationship between Geography and the contemporary Visual Arts. With the growth of research in the Geohumanities and the Spatial Humanities, there is an imperative to extend and deepen considerations of the form…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Performativity, Politics, and the Production of Social Space

    Edited by Michael R. Glass, Reuben Rose-Redwood

    Theories of performativity have garnered considerable attention within the social sciences and humanities over the past two decades. At the same time, there has also been a growing recognition that the social production of space is fundamental to assertions of political authority and the practices…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Rational Landscapes and Humanistic Geography

    By Edward Relph

    This book, first published in 1981, explores why it is that the modern built environment, while successfully providing material comfort and technical efficiency, none the less breeds despair and depression rather than inspires hope and commitment. The source of this paradox, where material benefits…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Themes in Geographic Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Milton E. Harvey, Brian P. Holly

    Themes in Geographic Thought, first published in 1981, explores in breadth and depth the interrelationships among the history of Geography, geographic thought, and methodology, specifically focusing on the interactions between geographical research and various contemporary philosophical schools:…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mobilities and Foucault

    Edited by Katharina Manderscheid, Tim Schwanen, David Tyfield

    Although Foucault’s work has been employed and embraced enthusiastically by some ‘mobilities’ scholars, discussion across these two traditions to date has mostly been partial and unsystematic. Yet Foucault’s work can make critical contributions, for example, to thinking about governing mobilities…

    Hardback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Human Experience of Space and Place

    By Anne Buttimer, David Seamon

    Humanistic geography is one of the major emerging themes which has recently dominated geographic writing. Anne Buttimer has been one of the leading figures in the rise of humanistic geography, and the research students she collected round her at Clark University in the 1970s constituted something…

    Hardback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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