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You are currently browsing 21–30 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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  1. A Geographical Introduction to History

    By L. Febvre

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 December 31st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Spaces of Consumption

    Leisure and Shopping in the English Town, c.1680–1830

    By Jon Stobart, Andrew Hann, Victoria Morgan

    Consumption is well established as a key theme in the study of the eighteenth century. Spaces of Consumption brings a new dimension to this subject by looking at it spatially. Taking English towns as its scene, this inspiring study focuses on moments of consumption – selecting and purchasing goods...

    Published June 20th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Sahara

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Jeremy Keenan

    This collection examines the Sahara holistically from the earliest (prehistoric) times through the ‘historical’ period to the present and with political direction into the future. The contributions cover palaeoclimatology, history, archaeology (cultural heritage), social anthropology, sociology,...

    Published March 5th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Antarctic Peninsula & Tierra del Fuego: 100 years of Swedish-Argentine scientific cooperation at the end of the world

    Proceedings of "Otto Nordensjold's Antarctic Expedition of 1901-1903 and Swedish Scientists in Patagonia: A Symposium", Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 2-7, 2003

    Edited by Jorge Rabassa, Maria Laura Borla

    This symposium, held in Argentina in March 2003, commemorates Otto Nordenskjöld’s 1901 expedition, and pays tribute to the Swedish and Argentinian explorers who took on the challenge of early fieldwork in Patagonia and Antarctica. This theme is extended to include recent fieldwork in the natural...

    Published November 22nd 2006 by Taylor & Francis

  6. Travels and Adventures

    1435-1439

    By Pero Tafur

    Edited by Malcolm Letts

    '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 October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Travels in Persia

    1627-1629

    By Thomas Herbert

    Edited by William Foster

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

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Travels into Spain

    By Madame D'Aulnoy

    Edited by R. Foulché-Delbosc

    '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 October 20th 2004 by Routledge

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

    1844-1846

    By Gabet, Huc

    Edited by Paul Pelliot

    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 October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Travels in Tartary Thibet and China, Volume Two

    1844-1846

    By Gabet, Huc

    Edited by Paul Pelliot

    '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 October 20th 2004 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Facadism
    By Jonathan Richards
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  2. Time-Space Compression: Historical Geographies
    By Barney Warf
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. The Geographical Transformation of China
    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong
    To Be Published October 29th 2014

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