The Geographer at Work

The Geographer at Work

by Peter Gould


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ISBN-13: 9781138960350
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/08/2017
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography Series
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Geographic Explosion 1. What on Earth is Geography? 2. The Old Roots of Geographic Curiosity 3. The (R) Evolution in Geography 4. Geography as a Child of Its Technological Time 5. What the Computer Did Part 2: A Concern for Theory 6. Theory in Geography: A Matter of Some Gravity 7. There is nothing so Applied as Good Theory 8. Bieng Close to Things and People 9. Towns as Central Spaces 10. Spatial Dynamics and Self-Organizing Geographic Systems 11. Distance and the Geographer’s Headache Part 3: Two Perspectives: The Small and the Big 12. Human Contacts in Space and Time 13. Macro-Geography: Centres and Peripheries Part 4: Three Double-Edged Swords 14. Geography and the Military 15. Managing Geographic Research 16. The Beltway Bandits Part 5: The Geo-Graphic Revolution 17. The Explosion of Cartography 18. Not to Remote Sensing Part 6: Teaching and Helping 19. Geography and Medicine: An Old Partnership 20. Mental Maps and Geographic Prisons 21. Children as Geographers 22. Playing Games Seriously 23. The Geographer and Third World Development Part 7: Thinking About What We Think 24. Geography Modulo The Ideology 25. Languages and Frameworks: Where the Structure Comes From 26. Geographic Reflection: Renewing an Old Tradition Part 8: Geography in the Future 27. International Geography: Strengthening the Fabric 28. Surfing to Tomorrow on Time’s Breaking Wave

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