Encyclopedia of Human Geography

Encyclopedia of Human Geography

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Sage Publications
With more than 300 entries written by an international team of leading authorities in the field, the Encyclopedia of Human Geography offers a comprehensive overview of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches that characterize a notoriously diverse field. This multidisciplinary volume provides cross-cultural coverage of human geography as it is understood in the contemporary world and takes into account the enormous conceptual changes that have evolved since the 1970s, including a variety of social constructivist approaches.

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Broadly speaking, the approximately 300 entries presented in this encyclopedia of human geography cover cartography and geographic information systems, economic geography, geographic theory and history, political geography, social and cultural geography, and urban geography. Surveying the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches in the field since the 1970s, editor Warf (geography, Florida State U.) has sought to provide balanced coverage of different schools of thought and issues from around the world and to take into account the growth of geographic information systems. Entries are cross-referenced and provide guides to further reading. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
With more than 300 entries written by an international team of leading authorities in the field, the Encyclopedia of Human Geography offers a comprehensive overview of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches that characterize a notoriously diverse field. This muitidisciplinary volume provides cross-cultural coverage of human geography as it is understood in the contemporary world and takes into account the enormous conceptual changes that have evolved since the 1970s, including a variety of social constructivist approaches.

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2006
Description: xxviii, 616 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
ISBN: 9780761988588
0761988580
Branch Call Number: 304.203 Enc
Additional Contributors: Warf, Barney, 1956-

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