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Major Works: Human Geography

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 209 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.

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  1. Urbanism, Colonialism, and the World-Economy (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Anthony D King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    Recent years have witnessed a surge in public awareness concerning the impact of world economic forces on cities. In this challenging book, the author argues that though the consciousness is new the phenomena themselves are not. For the past two centuries at least, world economic, political and...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Cities (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Anthony D King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    Since the late 1970s the role of key world cities such as Los Angeles, New York and London as centres of global control and co-ordination has come under increasing scrutiny. This book provides an overview and critique of work on the global context of metropolitan growth, world city formation and...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Industrial Structure of American Cities (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Gunnar Alexandersson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This book analyzes the distribution of the urban population in an industrialized country. The USA was chosen as the object of the study because it had, at the time of writing, in 1956, the largest population for which homogeneous and comparable statistics were available. The first step in the...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban Landscape

    Edited by Anita Berrizbeitia

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This is a set that brings together scholarly work on historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of the urban landscape. The role of landscape, as recreational, public, social, ecological, infrastructural and experiential component of the urban environment has been increasingly recognized during...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Travels into Spain

    By Madame D'Aulnoy

    '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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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