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Major Works: Historical Geography

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 14 new and published major works in the subject of Historical 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. The Makers of Modern Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Robert E. Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Social and Cultural Geography

    This book examines the works of the outstanding makers of modern geography and demonstrates the consistency of idea and purpose in their work. Geography as an explicitly defined field of knowledge is more than two thousand years old, but as a university subject, geography is only 150 years old, and...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Geography Since the Second World War (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    Edited by Ron Johnston, Paul Claval

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    The discipline of geography has undergone much change and growth in recent years. With growth has come diversity. Before 1945 there were differences between countries in the emphases on subject matter and research approach, although these were all related closely to three main ‘models’ – French,...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Interdisciplinarity

    Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences

    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born

    Series: CRESC

    The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace. According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution brings together as one set, or individual volumes, groundbreaking retail studies from the field of human geography. Encompassing town and retail planning, marketing geography, the development of shopping centres and the rise of consumerism...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Travels in Asia and Africa

    1325-1354

    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 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

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Forthcoming Books

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

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