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The Student's Companion to Geography, 2nd Edition

Alisdair Rogers (Editor), Heather A. Viles (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-631-22132-6
416 pages
November 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
The Student
This essential guide to studying geography has been updated to ensure it remains a valuable resource for all those on geography courses, as well as those considering studying the subject at university.

  • Second edition of this popular and wide-ranging guide to studying geography.
  • Includes contributions from many key geographers around the world.
  • Provides answers to questions from before starting a degree course right through to further study and careers.
  • Includes lots of practical tips for improving geographical study and research skills.
  • Fully revised and updated to ensure it remains an invaluable resource for students.
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Introduction. Heather A. Viles and Alisdair Rogers (University of Oxford).

Part I: Why Study Geography?.

Part II: What Are Geographers Doing?.

Part III: Studying Geography.

Part IV: Geography in Context.

Part V: A Geographical Directory.

Part VI: Expanding Horizons.
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Alisdair Rogers is a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford University.

Heather A. Viles is Reader in Geomorphology in the University of Oxford and Fellow of Worcester College.

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  • Second edition of this popular and wide-ranging guide to studying geography.
  • Includes contributions from many key geographers around the world.
  • Provides answers to questions from before starting a degree course right through to further study and careers.
  • Includes lots of practical tips for improving geographical study and research skills.
  • Fully revised and updated to ensure it remains an invaluable resource for students.
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'The second edition of The Student's Companion to Geography provides a comprehensive guide to the discipline throughout the English-speaking world. The authorship contains a welcome mix of old and young, and the style is refreshing throughout. The content is, of course, extremely wide ranging and will prove very helpful to anyone wishing to “get started” on some aspect of the subject. The coverage underlines the rich variety within the subject and proves without doubt that geography does matter!' Professor Tim Burt, University of Durham <!--end-->

'The Companion is a resource that will be of great value to geography students throughout their undergraduate careers in higher education. [It will] encourage readers to think about their discipline, to which this volume provides an excellent gateway.' Emeritus Professor Gregory, University of London

Update from its first edition to include online resources and discussion of new trends in the field, this is a solid resource, with each essay well written and concise, that will prove valuable for geography students throughout their academic studies. C.A.Groves, Ball State University

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