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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 213 new and published major works in the subject of 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. Equity in the City

    Edited by P.N. Troy

    Equity in the City is a collection of nine studies of the way the results of public investment in urban services are shared out among city-dwellers. The essays describe the way services such as water supply, electricity, roads and parks are financed and they analyse the way certain residents...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Idea of the City in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    Edited by B.I. Coleman

    In nineteenth-century Britain, ahead of the rest of the world in economic development, many towns and cities grew to a size that only London had attained before. This volume focuses on the intellectual and controversial response of the period's leading men and women to the key issues of...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Metropolis and Province

    Science in British Culture, 1780 - 1850

    Edited by Ian Inkster, Jack Morrell

    This collection of case studies, focusing on British scientific culture during the first industrial revolution, explores the social basis of science in the period and asks why such an extraordinarily rich variety of cultural-scientific experience should have flourished at the time. The book...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rural Planning in Developing Countries

    Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963

    Edited by Raanan Weitz

    First published in 1965, this reissue is a report on the Second Rehovoth Conference of August 1963, convened by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Abba Eban, in order to enable the scientists and political leaders of developing countries to establish meaningful communication on the...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries

    By Ozay Mehmet

    First published in 1978, this book was written at a time when belief was high in Western-guided economic development of the emerging countries. The success of Marshall Plan in war-torn Europe generated a US-led optimism that, with generous inflows of aid and technical assistance, the Third World...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Disaster Risk

    Edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Especially in an era of rapid global environmental change, questions and issues about and around natural hazards and disasters are dizzying in their complexity—and urgency. Answering the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of this fast-moving area, and its vast and...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Capitalist Space Economy (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    Geographical Analysis after Ricardo, Marx and Sraffa

    By Eric Sheppard, Trevor Barnes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    Representing an innovative approach to the analysis of the economic geography of capitalism, this stimulating book develops an analytical political economic framework. Part 1 provides an introductory overvi9ew fo some of the fundamental debates about price, profits and value in economics which...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Return Migration and Regional Economic Problems (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    Edited by Russell King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This book, originally published in 1986, based on extensive original research, presents many findings on the phenomenon of return migration and on its impact on regional economic development. It remains the only study of its kind. International in scope, the book includes chapters on return...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Industrial Geography of Italy (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    Edited by Russell King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    At the time this book was originally published in 1985 Italy was one of Europe’s leading industrial nations. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of Italian industry during the 1980s. It introduces Italy’s physical and human resources and outlines the historical development of the industry...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Regions in Recession and Resurgence (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Michael Chisholm

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    The world economy has undergone rapid evolution in recent decades, along with changes in the importance of industries and their organization, and sharp changes in the fortunes of regions. There are differences of opinion regarding the mainsprings of change and development and the role of goverments...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge