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, John A. Matthews

Geography: A Very Short Introduction

Geography: A Very Short Introduction

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Modern Geography has come a long way from its roots in simply mapping and naming the regions of the world. Spanning both physical and human Geography, the discipline today is unique as a subject bridging the divide between the sciences and humanities, and between the environment and our society. This Very Short Introduction reveals why. - ;Modern Geography has come a long way from its historical roots in exploring foreign lands, and simply mapping and naming the regions of the world. Spanning both physical and human Geography, the discipline today is unique as a subject which can bridge the divide between the sciences and the humanities, and between the environment and our society.

Using wide-ranging examples from global warming and oil, to urbanization and ethnicity, this Very Short Introduction paints a broad picture of the current state of Geography, its subject matter, concepts and methods, and its strengths and controversies. The book>'s conclusion is no less than a manifesto for Geography>'s future. -

Keywords: SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography SCI030000

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Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780191549458

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