By (author) Ms Rachel Woodward
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Military Geographies by Ms Rachel Woodward
Book DescriptionMilitary Geographies is about how local space, place, environment and landscape are shaped by military presence, and about how wider geographies are touched by militarism. * A book about how local space, place, environment and landscape are shaped by military presence, and about how wider geographies are touched by militarism. * Sets a new agenda for the study of military geography with its critical analysis of the ways in which military control over space is legitimized. * Explores the ways in which militarism and military activities control development, the use of space and our understanding of place. * Focuses on military lands, establishments and personnel in contemporary peacetime settings. * Uses examples from Europe, North America and Australasia. * Draws on original research into the mechanisms by which the British government manages the defence estate. * Illustrated with maps, plans and other figures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405127776
(229mm x 163mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 5-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ms Rachel Woodward
Rachel Woodward is a Lecturer in the School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. She is the co-author of Leadership and Local Power in Contemporary Rural Europe (2002) and has written numerous journal articles on military land use, on rural development, and on gender and the military.
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