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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 46 new and published books in the subject of Historical Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Historical Geography: Progress and Prospect (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Historical geography has been a major area of activity in recent years. Much of the recent work and research findings have been extremely valuable to historians and archaeologists and as background to the study of contemporary geography. This reissue, first published in 1987, presents an overview...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Territorial Heritage and Development

    Edited by José Maria Feria

    This book presents a new approach to heritage, linking it to territory and sustainable development. This new approach entails a broader, integrated view of heritage values on the one hand, and on the other a shift in emphasis from their protection to their valorisation. In short, it provides a view...

    Published March 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. A History of Settlement in Ireland

    Edited by Terry Barry

    A History of Settlement in Ireland provides a stimulating and thought-provoking overview of the settlement history of Ireland from prehistory to the present day. Particular attention is paid to the issues of settlement change and distribution within the contexts of:* environment* demography*...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Industry in the Landscape, 1700-1900

    By Peter Neaverson, Marilyn Palmer

    Two hundred years of industry have transformed the British landscape. This book enables the reader to reconstruct the landscape of past industry. The authors are industrial archaeologists of national standing whose concern is to use surviving material evidence and contemporary sources to study the...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape

    Shaping Your Landscape

    Edited by Robert Layton, Peter Ucko

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape contributes to the development of theory in archaeology and anthropology, provides new and varied case studies of landscape and environment from five continents, and raises important policy issues concerning development and the management of heritage....

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Travels in Asia and Africa


    By Ibn Battuta

    'One of the most fascinating travel books of all time' Times Literary Supplement 'He could not have been more 'modern' if he had been born in the twentieth century' Evening Standard Ibn Battuta was the only medieval traveller who is known to have visited the lands of every Muhammadan ruler of his...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Travels of Marco Polo

    By L. F. Benedetto

    First published in 1931. None of the manuscripts which have come down to us represents the original form of Marco Polo's narrative, but it is clear that certain texts are closer to the lost original than others. Entrusted with the task of preparing a new Italian edition of Marco Polo, Benedetto...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Envisioning Landscapes, Making Worlds

    Geography and the Humanities

    Edited by Stephen Daniels, Dydia DeLyser, J. Nicholas Entrikin, Doug Richardson

    The past decade has witnessed a remarkable resurgence in the intellectual interplay between geography and the humanities in both academic and public circles. The metaphors and concepts of geography now permeate literature, philosophy and the arts. Concepts such as space, place, landscape, mapping...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Agriculture in World History

    By Mark B. Tauger

    Series: Themes in World History

    Civilization from its origins has depended on the food, fibre, and other commodities produced by farmers. In this unique exploration of the world history of agriculture, Mark B. Tauger looks at farmers, farming, and their relationships to non-farmers from the classical societies of the...

    Published November 4th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Making of the American Landscape

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael P. Conzen

    The only compact yet comprehensive survey of environmental and cultural forces that have shaped the visual character and geographical diversity of the settled American landscape. The book examines the large-scale historical influences that have molded the varied human adaptation of the continent’s...

    Published January 21st 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Facadism
    By Jonathan Richards
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  2. Travels in Persia: 1627-1629
    By Thomas Herbert
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  3. Travels in Tartary Thibet and China, Volume Two: 1844-1846
    By Gabet, Huc
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  4. Travels in India, Ceylon and Borneo
    By Captain Basil Hall
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  5. Travels into Spain
    By Madame D'Aulnoy
    To Be Published April 28th 2015

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