Geographic perspectives in history

  • 355 Pages
  • 0.55 MB
  • English

B. Blackwell , Oxford, New York
Economic history, Social history, Economic geography, France -- Economic conditions, France -- Social conditions, Europe -- Economic conditions, Europe -- Social condi
Statementedited by Eugene D. Genovese and Leonard Hochberg.
ContributionsGenovese, Eugene D., 1930-, Hochberg, Leonard., Fox, Edward Whiting.
LC ClassificationsHC21 .G45 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 355 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21324696M
ISBN 100631145214

Preface It has been quite a few years since the inception of my ideas that became congealed into a project and finally became this book. My recollections of the seeds for this effort begin with my academic career at University of Maryland, Baltimore County where I have been entrusted with teaching Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to some 30 or 40 students a semester since /5(1).

A multi-disciplinary discussion of the problems posed by Edward Whiting Fox's "History in Geographic Perspective" which demonstrates some of the possible advances that. An economic geographer looks at economic issues while using the geographic perspective, and focusing on spatial issues such as location and distribution.

Although space and place are two similar geographical perspectives, how might you define one term from the other. Space is where we live. It is tangible and can be occupied, such as a parking. National Geographic publishes best-selling and award-winning nonfiction books for all ages.

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I want to bridge what one place-sensitive histo-rian has described as ‘the Great Divide’ between geography and history (Marshall 22).File Size: 90KB. The history of geography includes many histories of geography which have differed over time and between different cultural and political groups.

In more recent developments, geography has become a distinct academic discipline. 'Geography' derives from the Greek γεωγραφία – geographia, a literal translation of which would be "to describe or write about the Earth".

(shelved 5 times as history-geography) avg rating — 53, ratings — published Geography (from Greek: γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth and planets.

The first person to use the word γεωγραφία was Eratosthenes (– BCE). Geography is an all-encompassing discipline that seeks an understanding of Earth and its human and.

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