The Dictionary of Human Geography

Author:   Derek Gregory (University of British Columbia, Canada ) ,  Ron Johnston (University of Bristol, UK) ,  Geraldine Pratt (University of British Columbia, Canada ) ,  Michael Watts (University of California, Berkeley, USA )
Publisher:   John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Edition:   5th Edition
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9781405132879


Pages:   1072
Publication Date:   23 April 2009
Format:   Hardback
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With clear, critical, and constructive surveys of key terms by leading researchers in the field, The Dictionary of Human Geography, fifth edition, remains the definitive guide to the concepts and debates in human geography. Comprehensively revised new edition of a highly successful text with over 300 key terms appearing for the first time Situates Human Geography within the humanities, social sciences and sciences as a whole Written by leading experts in the field Major entries not only describe the development of concepts, contributions and debates in Human Geography but also advance them Features a new consolidated bibliography along with a detailed index and systematic cross-referencing of headwords

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Author:   Derek Gregory (University of British Columbia, Canada ) ,  Ron Johnston (University of Bristol, UK) ,  Geraldine Pratt (University of British Columbia, Canada ) ,  Michael Watts (University of California, Berkeley, USA )
Publisher:   John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint:   Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Edition:   5th Edition
Dimensions:   Width: 18.00cm , Height: 5.00cm , Length: 25.60cm
Weight:   1.564kg
ISBN:  

9781405132879


ISBN 10:   1405132876
Pages:   1072
Publication Date:   23 April 2009
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition. How to Use this Dictionary. Acknowledgements. List of Contributors. The Dictionary. Index

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Reviews of Previous Editions: The definitions are of a particularly high standard. (Geography) The Dictionary is the best compendium of human geography of today. It is a book to which I shall turn again and again, and can only recommend my colleagues to do likewise. (Tijdschrift voor Econ. en Soc. Geografie) An invaluable student guide. (Endeavour) As a student's companion it could hardly be bettered. (Times Educational Supplement) Very highly recommended. (American Library Association) The best single-volume reference to the field of human geography. In paper, it is quite a bargain and clearly a necessary addition to the bookshelves of students and professionals alike. (Environmental Planning) The Dictionary remains the best single-volume reference to the field of human geography. In paper, it is quite a bargain and clearly a necessary addition to the bookshelves of students and professionals alike. (Geography) This is easily the best dictionary of human geography in print. (Progress in Human Geography) This dictionary is an essential companion for anyone studying human geography and it is a bargain. Buy it immediately! (Reference Reviews) I could quite happily spend hours reading the Dictionary of Human Geography ... It is, quite simply, an integral part of my being a geographer, and has been since my earliest undergraduate days. (John H. McKendrick, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scottish Geographical Journal)


This consolidated bibliography is new to this edition; it saves space by avoiding repetition of titles and also provides a useful resource in its own right . (Reference Reviews, 2010) Reviews of Previous Editions: The definitions are of a particularly high standard. (Geography) The Dictionary is the best compendium of human geography of today. It is a book to which I shall turn again and again, and can only recommend my colleagues to do likewise. (Tijdschrift voor Econ. en Soc. Geografie) An invaluable student guide. (Endeavour) As a student's companion it could hardly be bettered. (Times Educational Supplement) Very highly recommended. (American Library Association) The best single-volume reference to the field of human geography. In paper, it is quite a bargain and clearly a necessary addition to the bookshelves of students and professionals alike. (Environmental Planning) The Dictionary remains the best single-volume reference to the field of human geography. In paper, it is quite a bargain and clearly a necessary addition to the bookshelves of students and professionals alike. (Geography) This is easily the best dictionary of human geography in print. (Progress in Human Geography) This dictionary is an essential companion for anyone studying human geography and it is a bargain. Buy it immediately! (Reference Reviews) I could quite happily spend hours reading the Dictionary of Human Geography ... It is, quite simply, an integral part of my being a geographer, and has been since my earliest undergraduate days. (Scottish Geographical Journal)


Author Information

Derek Gregory is Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Ron Johnston is Professor of Geography at the University of Bristol. Geraldine Pratt is Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Michael J. Watts is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley. Sarah Whatmore is Professor of Environment and Public Policy at the University of Oxford.

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