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Major Works: Geography

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Travels in India, Ceylon and Borneo

    By Captain Basil Hall

    Edited by H. G. Rawlinson

    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 October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  2. The Travels of Marco Polo

    By L. F. Benedetto

    First published in 1931. None of the manuscripts which have come down to us represent 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 October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  3. 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 October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is...

    Published July 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Tourism

    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Edited by Stephen Williams

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Examining exactly what social scientists mean by the term tourism, and what it means to be a tourist, this collection charts the sociological changes that have occurred in tourism, as well as the shift from the upper-class ‘grand tours’ of the late nineteenth-century to the mass tourism of the...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Economics of a Declining Population

    By W.B. Reddaway

    The economic consequences of changing demographics are of as much significance now as when this book was first published. The book covers not only changes in population size and age-composition, but also factors not included in the word 'declining' - such as increased life expectancy. Part 1...

    Published March 5th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Environmentalism

    Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by David Pepper, George Revill, Frank Webster

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Modern environmentalism is now over fifty years old. This five volume set provides wide-ranging coverage of the state and scope of environmentalism from its science-driven, physical geography-focused roots to its spread to social science and cultural studies. The articles and accompanying...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  8. Climate Change

    Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by Frank Chambers, Michael Ogle

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    The science of climate change has experienced an extraordinary expansion in the period since the mid-1980s and is paralleled by considerable public and political awareness of related issues.The degree of natural variability in, and the causes of, climate change have become particularly important...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  9. The City

    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    This anthology synthesises a wealth of published research to provide students of the city with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the key concepts and themes in contemporary urban studies.This collection comprises over 130 seminal readings accompanied by embedded references to guide...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Development

    Edited by Stuart Corbridge

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    In this fascinating six volume set, Stuart Corbridge brings together more than one hundred articles dealing with the discipline of development in all its diversity. Key topics include the transformation of peasant economies, argibusiness, rural-urban relations, markets, industrialization, workers,...

    Published December 9th 1999 by Routledge