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Major Works: Geography

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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 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 20th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 20th 2004 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. 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 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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 4th 2003 by Routledge