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Geographic Thought: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1
     

Geographic Thought: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1

by Tim Cresswell
 

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ISBN-10: 1405169400

ISBN-13: 9781405169400

Pub. Date: 01/22/2013

Publisher: Wiley

This engaging and accessible introduction to geographic thought explores the major thinkers and key theoretical developments in the field of human geography.

  • Covers the complete range of the development of theoretical knowledge of the field, from ancient geography to contemporary non-representational theory
  • Presents theories in an accessible

Overview

This engaging and accessible introduction to geographic thought explores the major thinkers and key theoretical developments in the field of human geography.

  • Covers the complete range of the development of theoretical knowledge of the field, from ancient geography to contemporary non-representational theory
  • Presents theories in an accessible manner through the author's engaging writing style
  • Examines the influence of Darwin and Marx, the emergence of anarchist geographies, the impact of feminism, and myriad other important bodies of thought
  • Stresses the importance of geographic thought and its relevance to our understanding of what it is to be human, and to the people, places, and cultures of the world in which we live

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405169400
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/22/2013
Series:
Critical Introductions to Geography Series
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface viii

1 Introduction 1

2 Early Geographies 14

3 The Emergence of Modern Geography 35

4 Thinking About Regions 58

5 Spatial Science and the Quantitative Revolution 79

6 Humanistic Geographies 103

7 Marxist Geographies 122

8 Feminist Geographies 147

9 Postmodernism and Beyond 170

10 Toward Poststructuralist Geographies 196

11 Relational Geographies 218

12 More-than-Human Geographies 239

13 Geography's Exclusions 261

Glossary 275

Index 283

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