The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Human Geography / Edition 1

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Human Geography / Edition 1

by John A. Agnew
     
 

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Human Geography is an indispensable overview of the field. Unparalleled in scope and offering both historical and contemporary perspectives, this volume provides an up-to-date, authoritative synthesis of the discipline of human geography.

With contributions from the world's leading authorities in the discipline, the

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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Human Geography is an indispensable overview of the field. Unparalleled in scope and offering both historical and contemporary perspectives, this volume provides an up-to-date, authoritative synthesis of the discipline of human geography.

With contributions from the world's leading authorities in the discipline, the companion is divided into three major sections: Foundations, tracing the history of human geography from the ancient Greeks to the late nineteenth century; The Classics, surveying not only the British and US roots of the discipline, but also the significant German and French contributions; and Contemporary Approaches, highlighting the ways in which the field is subdivided and how human geography is practiced today. Each theme in the contemporary section is addressed by two contributions which offer distinctive perspectives. This innovative approach enables the companion to highlight divergent interpretations and conceptual disputes, rather than suggesting a consensus of opinion as the field has developed in recent years.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405189897
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/10/2011
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Geography Series, #15
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Notes on Contributors.

1 Introduction (John A. Agnew and James S. Duncan).

Part I Foundations.

2 Where Geography Came From (Peter Burke for David Lowenthal).

3 Cosmographers, Explorers, Cartographers, Chorographers: Defi ning, Inscribing and Practicing Early Modern Geography, c.1450–1850 (Robert J. Mayhew).

4 Colonizing, Settling and the Origins of Academic Geography (Daniel Clayton).

Part II The Classics.

5 German Precursors and French Challengers (Vincent Berdoulay).

6 Creating Human Geography in the English-Speaking World (Ron Johnston).

7 Landscape Versus Region – Part I (Nicolas Howe).

8 Landscape Versus Region – Part II (Kent Mathewson).

9 From Region to Space – Part I (Trevor J. Barnes).

10 From Region to Space – Part II (Anssi Paasi).

Part III Contemporary Approaches.

11 Nature – Part I (Noel Castree).

12 Nature – Part II (Jamie Lorimer).

13 Landscape – Part I (Don Mitchell and Carrie Breitbach).

14 Landscape – Part II (Mitch Rose and John W. Wylie).

15 Place – Part I (Tim Cresswell).

16 Place – Part II (Steven Hoelscher).

17 Territory – Part I (Stuart Elden).

18 Territory – Part II (Jacques Lévy).

19 Globalization – Part I (Richard Florida).

20 Globalization – Part II (Emily Gilbert).

21 World Cities – Part I (Carolyn Cartier).

22 World Cities – Part II (Paul L. Knox).

23 Governance – Part I (Wendy Larner).

24 Governance – Part II (Stephen Legg).

25 Mobility – Part I (David Ley).

26 Mobility – Part II (George Revill).

27 Scale and Networks – Part I (Andrew E.G. Jonas).

28 Scales and Networks – Part II (John Paul Jones III, Sallie A. Marston, and Keith Woodward).

29 Class – Part I (Andrew Herod).

30 Class – Part II (Clive Barnett).

31 Race – Part I (Kay Anderson).

32 Race – Part II (Arun Saldanha).

33 Sexuality – Part I (Natalie Oswin).

34 Sexuality – Part II (Mary E. Thomas).

35 Gender – Part I (Michael Landzelius0.

36 Gender – Part II (Joanne P. Sharp).

37 Geopolitics – Part I (Phil Kelly).

38 Geopolitics – Part II (Merje Kuus).

39 Segregation – Part I (Larry S. Bourne and R. Alan Walks).

40 Segregation – Part II (Steve Herbert).

41 Development – Part I (Glyn Williams).

42 Development – Part II (Wendy Wolford).

Index.

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