'Human Geography' examines the major trends, debates, research and conceptual evolution of human geography during the twentieth century. Considering each of the subject's primary subfields in turn, it addresses developments in both continental European and Anglo-American geography, providing a cutting-edge evaluation of each. Written clearly and accessibly by leading researchers, the book combines historical astuteness with personal insights and draws on a range of theoretical positions. A central theme of the book is the relative decline of the traditional subdisciplines towards the end of the twentieth century, and the continuing movement towards interdisciplinarity in which the various strands of human geography are seen as inextricably linked. This stimulating and exciting new book provides a unique insight into the study of geography during the twentieth century, and is essential reading for anyone studying the history and philosophy of the subject.
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(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Ulf Strohmayer is Professor at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Georges Benko is Lecturer at the L'UniversitA(c) Paris 1. The editors previously combined on Geography, History and Social Science (Kluwer, 1995) and Space and Social Theory: Interpreting Modernity and Postmodernity (Blackwell, 1997).