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Key Concepts in Historical Geography (Key Concepts in Human Geography)by John Morrissey
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Edited by Dr Rob Kitchen, Director of the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) at the National University of Ireland, the Key Concepts in Human Geography series is an innovative set of companion texts for undergraduate students of the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, they provide a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in their field. All books in the series are authored by internationally recognized academics and include an introductory chapter and extensive pedagogic features in the form of a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading. Morrissey et al have produced a detailed yet expansive guide to an area in which students have been poorly served in the past. Key Concepts in Historical Geography brings alive the human geographies of the past, and demonstrates their relevancy for understanding key aspects of the contemporary world. This new and innovative includes entries on: Colonial and Postcolonial geographies Globalization Space Power Intended Audience: Key Concepts in Historical Geographyis an excellent text for upper level undergraduate and postgraduate students of Historical Geography.
Upper level undergraduate and postgraduate students of Historical Geography.
Key Concepts in Urban Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Urban Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in Urban Geography. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes:
An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field
Over 20 key concept entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject
Extensive pedagogic features that enhance understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading
Key Concepts in Urban Geography is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in Urban Geography and covers the expected staples of the sub-discipline from Global Cities and Urban Nature to Transnational Urbanism and Virtuality. Written by an internationally recognized set of authors, Key Concepts in Urban Geography is an essential addition to any geography student's library.
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