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Geography: History and Concepts a Student's Guide

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This unique introduction to the philosophy and methodology of geography explores complex ideas in an intelligible and accessible style. This new edition has been extensively revised and rewritten, to explain developments in geography in the 1980s. There is more extensive treatment of European contributions, a more detailed presentation of positivist and critical approaches ...more
Hardcover, 186 pages
Published September 6th 1988 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published January 1st 1980)
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Maggie Joyce
I like to pick up a textbook now and then to learn something new. What I learned from this book is that geography is its own dicipline, but encompasses many different disciplines at the same time. More profoundly, I came to realize how academic philosphies are affected by political philosphies, and that this inter-relatedness is at the center of all scientific pursuits.
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