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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 Geography is an excellent text for upper level undergraduate and postgraduate students of Historical Geography.
Table of Contents
|Nature and the environment|
|Population and settlement|
|Urbanisation and the city|
|Heritage and memory|
|Spectacle and performance|
|Colonial geographies I: imperialism, discourse & geographical knowledge|
|Colonial geographies II: colonialism and anti-colonialism|
|Postcolonialism and resistance|
|Territory and place|
|Identity and the nation|
|War, geopolitics and imaginative geographies|
|Capitalism and industrialization|
|Cultures of science and technology|
|Democracy and political theory|
|Migration and development|
|Diaspora, transnationalism and hybridity|
|Historical geographical traditions|
|Illustrative geographies and visual sources|
|Evidence and representation|
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