Founded by the British Cartographic Society (BCS) and first published in June 1964, The Cartographic Journal was the first general distribution English language journal in cartography. This volume of classic papers and accompanying invited reflections brings together some of the key papers to celebrate 50 years of publication.
A gazetteer tracing the origin and meaning of more than 17,000 place-names throughout Britain, this A-Z is a treasury of information and fascinating facts. It is both an ideal guide for anybody exploring the British Isles and an authoritative resource for researchers and students interested in the study of place-names.
This text is an essential guide to current research approaches in human geography, covering all aspects of undertaking a geography research project, from the selection of an appropriate topic through to the organisation and writing of the final report.
How do we describe ourselves? Where have we, do we, will we, live our lives? Why are the differences between people a source of tension? How can social change occur? This book shows how geographers work across ideas of difference to understand questions of identity, power and action. It is suitable for students of human geography.
Investigates the way geographers have sought to make sense of urban transformation. This book critically synthesizes key literatures in the following areas: approaches to urban geography; economic geography of the city; urban policy; new urban forms and landscapes; impacts of urban change; and, sustainability and the city.
"A very timely and valuable contribution to the literature for urban planners, city governments and all those who wish to understand the interactions between urbanization, disaster risk and climate change, and explore innovative ways and means of action." -- From the Publisher.
Thoroughly revised and updated, this text introduces students of human geography and allied disciplines to the fundamental concept of place, combining discussion about everyday uses of the term with the complex theoretical debates that have grown up around it.
Capturing the diversity of scholarship in the field of urban geography, this reader presents a stimulating selection of articles and excerpts by leading figures, addressing the changing conditions and responses to contemporary urbanization.
An introduction to the diverse field of economic geography. Underpinned by the themes of globalisation, uneven development and place, this text aims to convey the diversity and vitality of contemporary economic geography.
A title, in which, the author predicted what is known as the Malthusian catastrophe, wherein humans would disregard the limits of natural resources and the world would be plagued by famine and disease.
Surveys American geographers' current research in their speciality areas and tracks trends and innovations in the subfields of geography. Based on a process of review and revision, it is both a 'state of the discipline' assessment and a topical reference. The authors were chosen by their specialty groups of the American Association of Geographers.
Sublime and maddening, fascinating yet baffling, Italy is a country of endless paradox and seemingly unanswerable riddles. This book is suitable for anyone seeking to understand contemporary Italy and the unique character of the Italians.
Provides an account of the intellectual history of population geography. Using a range of case studies and contemporary examples, this book links the rise and fall of the key concepts in population geography to the changing social and economic context and to geography's turn towards social theory.