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Place : an introduction (Second edition)

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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. A thoroughly revised and updated edition of this highly successful short introduction to placeFeatures a new chapter on the use of place in non-geographical arenas, such as in ecological theory, art theory and practice, philosophy, and social theoryCombines discussion about everyday uses of the term 'place' with the more complex theoretical debates that have grown up around itUses familiar stories drawn from the news, popular culture, and everyday life as a way to explain abstract ideas and debatesTraces the development of the concept from the 1950s through its subsequent appropriation by cultural geographers, and the linking of place to politics

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Wiley-Blackwell
0470655623 / 9780470655627
Paperback
304.23
21/11/2014
United States
English
xii, 220 pages : illustrations (black and white)
23 cm
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Previous edition: Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.