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Major Works: Human Geography

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 195 new and published major works in the subject of Human Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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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.

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.

New and Published Books

  1. Travels in Persia

    1627-1629

    By Thomas Herbert

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

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 8th 2015 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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Place and Politics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    The Geographical Mediation of State and Society

    By John A. Agnew

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    The first part of the book is concerned with developing the place perspective. Three dimensions of place are put forward: locale and sense of place describe the objective and subjective dimensions of local social arrangements within which political behaviour is realized; location refers to the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Money and Votes (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    Constituency Campaign spending and Election Results

    By R. J. Johnston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    Is the election result in a constituency affected by the amount of campaign spending there? This book, originally published in 1987 was the first major study of this important question. Based on extensive original research, it addresses two main issues: the impact of constituency campaign spending...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Politics, Geography and Social Stratification (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

    Edited by Keith Hoggart, Eleonore Kofman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography

    The major themes explored in this book, originally published in 1986, are the political resonances of social stratification and change; the growing distance between the working class and the providers of social services; and the role of locality in social reproduction. The relationship between...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge