The Dictionary of Human Geography

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Derek Gregory, Ron Johnston, Geraldine Pratt, Michael Watts, Sarah Whatmore
Wiley, May 6, 2009 - Social Science - 1072 pages
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The Dictionary of Human Geography represents the definitive guide to issues and ideas, methods and theories in human geography. Now in its fifth edition, this ground-breaking text has been comprehensively revised to reflect the changing nature and practice of human geography and its rapidly developing connections with other fields.

The major entries not only describe the development of concepts, contributions and debates in human geography, but also advance them. Shorter, definitional entries allow quick reference and coverage of the wider subject area. Changes to the fifth edition include entries from many new contributors at the forefront of developments in the field, and over 300 key terms appearing for the first time. It features a new consolidated bibliography along with a detailed index and systematic cross-referencing of headwords.

The Dictionary of Human Geography continues to be the one guidebook no student, instructor or researcher in the field can afford to be without.

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About the author (2009)

Derek Gregory is Professor of Geography at the University ofBritish Columbia, Vancouver.

Ron Johnston is Professor of Geography at the Universityof Bristol.

Geraldine Pratt is Professor of Geography at theUniversity of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Michael J. Watts is Professor of Geography at theUniversity of California, Berkeley.

Sarah Whatmore is Professor of Environment and PublicPolicy at the University of Oxford.

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