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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 45 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. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Facadism

    By Jonathan Richards

    Facadism - the preservation of historic facades, the creation of facsimiles in front of new buildings and the decorative exercises of postmodernism - is accused of destroying architectural innovation, of divorcing the interior and exterior of buildings and of reducing townscapes to theatre sets....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Travels of an Alchemist

    The Journey of the Taoist Ch'ang-Ch'un from China to the Hundukush at the Summons of Chingiz Khan

    By Li Chih-Ch'ang

    First published in 1931. Mainly focussing on cultural and geographical aspects, Travels of an Alchemist are unique in their importance as a source for early Mongol history, enabling us as they do to fix with certainty the otherwise obscure and much disputed dates of Chingiz Khan's movements during...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Makers of Modern Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Robert E. Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Social and Cultural Geography

    This book examines the works of the outstanding makers of modern geography and demonstrates the consistency of idea and purpose in their work. Geography as an explicitly defined field of knowledge is more than two thousand years old, but as a university subject, geography is only 150 years old, and...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Geography Since the Second World War (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Edited by Ron Johnston, Paul Claval

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    The discipline of geography has undergone much change and growth in recent years. With growth has come diversity. Before 1945 there were differences between countries in the emphases on subject matter and research approach, although these were all related closely to three main ‘models’ – French,...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Eurasian Corridors of Interconnection

    From the South China to the Caspian Sea

    Edited by Susan M. Walcott, Corey Johnson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    Connectivity, as well as conflict, characterizes Eurasia. This edited volume explores dynamic geopolitical and geo-economic links reconfiguring spaces from the eastern edge of Europe through the western edge of Asia, seeking explanation beyond description. The ancient Silk Road tied together space,...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Global Environmental History

    An Introductory Reader

    Edited by John R. McNeill, Alan Roe

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Global Environmental History introduces this rapidly developing field through a broad and thought-provoking range of expert contributions. Environmental history is a subject especially suited to global and transnational approaches and, over the course of the present generation, an increasing...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Latin American Modern Architectures

    Ambiguous Territories

    Edited by Patricio del Real, Helen Gyger

    Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region’s rich and varied architecture. It will also introduce you to major projects that have not been written about in English. A...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution brings together as one set, or individual volumes, groundbreaking retail studies from the field of human geography. Encompassing town and retail planning, marketing geography, the development of shopping centres and the rise of consumerism...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge