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International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment and Technology, 15 Volume Set

International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment and Technology, 15 Volume Set

Douglas Richardson (Editor-in-Chief), Noel Castree (Co-Editor), Michael F. Goodchild (Co-Editor), Audrey Kobayashi (Co-Editor), Weidong Liu (Co-Editor), Richard A. Marston (Co-Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-65963-2

Mar 2017

8464 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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£1,995.00

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Description

Representing the definitive reference work for this broad and dynamic field, The International Encyclopedia of Geography arises from an unprecedented collaboration between Wiley and the American Association of Geographers (AAG) to review and define the concepts, research, and techniques in geography and interrelated fields. Available as a robust online resource and as a 15-volume full-color print set, the Encyclopedia assembles a truly global group of scholars for a comprehensive, authoritative overview of geography around the world.

  • Contains more than 1,000 entries ranging from 1,000 to 10,000 words offering accessible introductions to basic concepts, sophisticated explanations of complex topics, and information on geographical societies around the world
  • Assembles a truly global group of more than 900 scholars hailing from over 40 countries, for a comprehensive, authoritative overview of geography around the world
  • Provides definitive coverage of the field, encompassing human geography, physical geography, geographic information science and systems, earth studies, and environmental science
  • Brings together interdisciplinary perspectives on geographical topics and techniques of interest across the social sciences, humanities, science, and medicine
  • Features full color throughout the print version and more than 1,000 illustrations and photographs
  • Annual updates to online edition

About the Editors

Contributors

Alphabetical list of entries

Thematic list of entries

Introduction: Developing the International Encyclopedia of Geography

Geographical Associations

Index

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