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New PDF release: A Companion to Cultural Geography (Blackwell Companions to

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By James Duncan, Nuala Johnson, Richard Schein

ISBN-10: 0631230505

ISBN-13: 9780631230502

A better half to Cultural Geography brings jointly unique contributions from forty individual foreign students to supply a severe evaluation of this dynamic and influential box of research.
The quantity begins by means of charting the main major adjustments in cultural geography within the 20th century ahead of happening to introduce the imperative methods animating paintings within the box at the present time. those theoretical techniques are then grounded in a chain of essays at the significant thematic components to which cultural geographers have contributed ---nature, id, panorama, colonialism, and post-colonialism.
The significant other might be a beneficial source not only for geographers but additionally for these operating in allied fields who search a transparent knowing of the contribution that geography is making to cross-disciplinary debates.

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315–50. Sauer, C. O. 1941: Foreword to historical geography. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 31, 1–24. Repr. in J. , Land and Life. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1963, pp. 351–79. Sauer, C. O. 1956: The education of a geographer. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 46, 287–99. Repr. in J. , Land and Life. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1963, pp. 389–404. Schein, R. H. 1993: Representing urban America: nineteenth century views of landscape, space, and power.

The Dictionary of Human Geography, 4th ed. Oxford: Blackwell, 134–8. 22 RICHARD H. SCHEIN Cosgrove, D. E. 2000b: Cultural landscape. In R. J. , The Dictionary of Human Geography. Oxford: Blackwell, 138–41. Cosgrove, D. E. and Jackson, P. 1987: New directions in cultural geography. Area 19, 95–101. Cronon, W. 1983: Changes in the Land. New York: Hill and Wang. Daniels, S. 1989: Marxism, culture, and the duplicity of landscape. In R. Peet and N. , New Models in Geography, vol. II. London: Unwin Hyman, 196–220.

G. Schein 1993, 1997, 2003) I find that there is much that I learned from reading Sauer and the Berkeley School that I want to retain in my poststructuralist take on cultural landscapes as discourse materialized (Cosgrove 2000b), most notably an attention to detailed empirics (if not empiricism) for working through the theoretical implications of the landscape in reconstituting social life as well as a concern for the long durée, for the historical geographies of place that are central to the structuring qualities of those very places and landscapes.

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