Cultures of Exploration in an Age of Empire
By (author) Felix Driver
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Geography Militant by Felix Driver
Book DescriptionGeography Militant is a compelling account of the relations between geographical knowledge, exploration and empire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631201120
(230mm x 157mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Felix Driver
Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire, Paperback (November 2005)
Explores images of the tropical world - maps, paintings, botanical drawings, photographs, diagrams, and texts - produced by European and American travelers over the past three centuries. Bringing together a group of distinguished contributors from disciplines across the arts and humanities, this volume contains eleven illustrated essays.
Power and Pauperism, Paperback (August 2004)
A new perspective on the place of the workhouse in the history and geography of nineteenth-century society and social policy.
Imperial Cities, Paperback (July 2003)
As explorations of the influence of imperialism in the landscapes of modern European cities, the 15 essays in this volume explore the influence of imperialism in a range of urban centres, including London, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Marseilles, Glasgow and Seville.
Geography Militant, Hardback (October 2000)» View all books by Felix Driver
Taking into account the relationship between geographical knowledge, exploration and empire, this book examines the actors, agencies, and cultural factors that underpinned nineteenth century British exploration.
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Author Biography - Felix Driver
Felix Driver is Professor of Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the author of Power and Pauperism (1993) and the co--editor of Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity (1999) and Nature and Science: Essays in the History of Geographical Knowledge (1992). He is an editor of History Workshop Journal.
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