A European Geography / Edition 1

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Overview

A European Geography provides a geographical interpretation and exposition of the whole of Europe. Beginning with a historical and envronmental introduction, the text covers the cultural identity, political structure, economic organisation and social context of Europe, examining the complex issues that are shaping the characteristics and meaning of contemporary Europe. More than fifty contributors are drawn from Europe and North America, contributing a wealth of research expertise in their specialist subject areas. Detailed case studies provide empirical examples of the broader research themes examined.

A European Geography is written for undergraduate students taking courses on Europe, Regional Geography, European Studies, and European Integration. It will provide valuable reading for anyone interested in developing a detailed understanding of the processes shaping contemporary Europe.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780582294851
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/8/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Product dimensions: 7.47 (w) x 9.79 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Ideas of Europe (Tim Unwin);

PART I: EUROPEAN CULTURAL IDENTITIES;

The Peopling of Europe (W R Mead);
European Languages (Alexander B Murphy);
Religious Dimensions of European Culture (Tim Unwin);
Cultural Landscapes (Denis Cosgrove);

PART II: POLITICAL DIMENSIONS;

Nations and Peoples (Nuala C Johnson);
A Revolutionary Idea (Tim Unwin);
Political Parties (Mark Blacksell);
The European Union: Cumulative and Uneven Integration (Allan Williams);

PART III: ECONOMIC PRODUCTION AND EXCHANGE;

Agricultural Production (Brian Ilbery);
Industrial Restructuring in Europe: Recent Tendencies in the Organisation and Geography of Production (Ray Hudson);
European Financial Systems (Jane S Pollard);
Trade, European Integration and Territorial Cohesion (Jean Paul Charrie);
Consumption and Retailing: Sameness and Difference (Ronan Paddison and Andrew Paddison);

PART IV: SOCIAL AGENDAS;

Demography (Tony Champion);
Education and Social Welfare (Michael Bradford);
Gender, Geography and Europe (Claire Dwyer and Fiona M Smith);
Health and Health Policy in Europe (Graham Moon and Sarah Curtis);
Tourism and Travel (Derek R Hall);
European Futures (Tim Unwin);

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