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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 47 new and published books in the subject of Historical Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Glasgow

    The Socio-spatial Development of the City

    By Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1995, this book employs a historical-geographical approach to illuminate the interaction between the multifarious social and spatial forces which have conditioned the processes and patterns of urban growth and change over time in Scotland’s principle city. The book is organised...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Travels into Spain

    By Madame D'Aulnoy

    'Of all literary fakes this is surely the most impudent, ingenious, and successful. The Comtesse D'Aulnoy was never in Spain (but) she was a born traveller. Not without reason have the editors of The Broadway Travellers included her fiction in their library of fact. For, despite its falseness, it...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Travels in Persia

    1627-1629

    By Thomas Herbert

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Travels in Tartary Thibet and China, Volume Two

    1844-1846

    By Gabet, Huc

    'To read it is like seeing the scenes described' Evening Standard'One of the world's best travel books' Spectator 'The work remains a classic worthy of reproduction' The Times Published to critical acclaim and well known for many years afterwards this account of the journey across Mongolia to Lhasa...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Travels in India, Ceylon and Borneo

    By Captain Basil Hall

    First published in 1931.'Hall is the ideal travel-writer. He never wearies his readers, but makes them love him.' Times Literary SupplementBasil Hall's Fragments of Voyages and Travels originally appeared in nine volumes. Miscellaneous in their topics, and arranged without any order the volumes...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Travels in Tartary, Thibet and China, Volume One

    1844-1846

    By Gabet, Huc

    First published in 1928.'To read it is like seeing the scenes described' Evening Standard'One of the world's best travel books' Spectator 'The work remains a classic worthy of reproduction' The TimesPublished to critical acclaim and well known for many years afterwards this account of the journey...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Travels and Adventures

    1435-1439

    By Pero Tafur

    'A document of unique interest it is a picture of Europe at a most critical moment of its history, when the Continent was overwhelmed by misery, disease and unrest. A cool observer, without prejudice or excitement Tafur noted the symptoms of decay.' Sunday Times.This edition, translated and edited...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Geographical Transformation of China

    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The aim of this book is to examine the transformation of the geography of China in the years since the start of China's policy of reform and opening-up in 1978, as seen through the eyes of Chinese geographers. Throughout that period, Chinese geographers have studied these environmental, economic,...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Interdisciplinarity

    Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences

    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born

    Series: CRESC

    The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace. According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Time-Space Compression

    Historical Geographies

    By Barney Warf

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    If geography is the study of how human beings are stretched over the earth’s surface, a vital part of that process is how we know and feel about space and time. Although space and time appear as "natural" and outside of society, they are in fact social constructions; every society develops...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge