The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Human Geography by John A. Agnew

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This volume provides an up-to-date, authoritative synthesis of the discipline of human geography. Unparalleled in scope, the companion offers an indispensable overview to the field, representing both historical and contemporary perspectives.

Edited and written by the world's leading authorities in the disciplineDivided into three major sections: Foundations (the history of human geography from Ancient Greece to the late nineteenth century); The Classics (the roots of modern human geography); Contemporary Approaches (current issues and themes in human geography)Each contemporary issue is examined by two contributors offering distinctive perspectives on the same theme


About John A. Agnew

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John A. Agnew is Distinguished Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has taught at a number of universities including Syracuse University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Siena. He has authored or co-authored numerous books including Berlusconi's Italy: Mapping Contemporary Italian Politics (2008) and Globalization and Sovereignty (2009). He was co-editor of the Blackwell Companion to Political Geography (2003). James S. Duncan is an Emeritus Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He has written extensively on Culture Theory and landscape interpretation in contemporary America and nineteenth century Sri Lanka. Recent publications include Landscapes of Privilege: The Politics of the Aesthetic in an American Suburb (2004, with Nancy Duncan) and In the Shadows of the Tropics: Climate, Race and Biopower in Nineteenth Century Ceylon (2007).
Published July 8, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 625 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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