Geography and History: Bridging the Divide

Geography and History: Bridging the Divide

by Alan R. H. Baker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521246830

ISBN-13: 9780521246835

Pub. Date: 11/06/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Alan Baker considers locational geographies and spatial histories, environmental geographies and environmental histories, landscape geographies and landscape histories, and regional geographies and regional histories. Seeking to bridge the "Great Divide" between history and geography, Baker identifies basic principles relating historical geography not only to

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Overview

Alan Baker considers locational geographies and spatial histories, environmental geographies and environmental histories, landscape geographies and landscape histories, and regional geographies and regional histories. Seeking to bridge the "Great Divide" between history and geography, Baker identifies basic principles relating historical geography not only to history but also to geography, a reworking which signifies a "new beginning" for this scholarly hybrid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521246835
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/06/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography Series, #36
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. On the relations of history and geography; 2. Locational geographies and histories; 3. Environmental geographies and histories; 4. Landscape geographies and histories; 5. Regional geographies and histories; 6. Reflections; Bibliography; Index.

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