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A Companion to Cultural Geography

James Duncan (Editor), Nuala C. Johnson (Editor), Richard H. Schein (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-7565-4
544 pages
October 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Cultural Geography brings together original contributions from 35 distinguished international scholars to provide a critical overview of this dynamic and influential field of study.
  • Provides accessible overviews of key themes, debates and controversies from a variety of historical and theoretical vantage points
  • Charts significant changes in cultural geography in the twentieth century as well as the principal approaches that currently animate work in the field
  • A valuable resource not just for geographers but also those working in allied fields who wish to get a clear understanding of the contribution geography is making to cross-disciplinary debates
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List of Figures and Tables.

Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: Introduction.

Part II: Introducing Cultural Geographies.

Part III: Theoretical Intersections.

Part IV: Nature/Culture.

Part V: Culture and Identity.

Part VI: Landscapes.

Part VII: Colonial and Post-Colonial Geographies.

Index
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James S. Duncan is Lecturer at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.


Nuala C. Johnson is Reader at Queen's University, Belfast.

Richard H. Schein is Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky.

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  • An in-depth survey of the dynamic and influential field of cultural geography
  • Brings together original contributions from 35 distinguished international scholars whose work has helped to shape the field
  • Provides accessible overviews of key themes and debates from a variety of historical and theoretical vantage points as well as charting significant changes in cultural geography in the twentieth century
  • Charts significant changes in cultural geography in the twentieth century as well as the principal approaches that currently animate work in the field
  • A valuable resource not just for geographers but also those working in allied fields who wish to get a clear understanding of the contribution geography is making to cross-disciplinary debates
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"Finally, a text that brings the major contributions of the ‘new cultural geography’ and its relationship to cultural studies into rich relief. A Companion to Cultural Geography comprises a series of outstanding essays on contemporary cultural geographies of nature, identity, landscape, and power. Each of the essays engages with broader debates in cultural studies and social theory, and with the role of theory, methodology and practice in contemporary human geography. This Companion will be invaluable to students, teachers, and researchers alike."
John Pickles, UNC Chapel Hill <!--end-->

"A Companion to Cultural Geography provides excellent company for a range of journeys that cultural geographers may be planning to embark upon... This is a book that academics cultural geographers will want to have on their bookshelves, and on the shelves of their libraries, as a resource for themselves and their senior undergraduate and postgraduate students, because these companions will speed many an academic journey."
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