A European Geography provides a geographical interpretation and
exposition of the whole of Europe. Beginning with a historical and
envronmental introduction, the text covers the cultural identity,
political structure, economic organisation and social context of
Europe, examining the complex issues that are shaping the
characteristics and meaning of contemporary Europe. More than fifty
contributors are drawn from Europe and North America, contributing
a wealth of research expertise in their specialist subject areas.
Detailed case studies provide empirical examples of the broader
research themes examined.
- A comprehensive text on the geography of the whole of
- Adopts a thematic approach - covering cultural identity,
political structure, economic production and exchange, and social
- All chapters include detailed case studies written by leading
European specialists, providing an analysis of both local and
- Incorporates substantive research findings in a readable
A European Geography is written for undergraduate students taking
courses on Europe, Regional Geography, European Studies, and
European Integration. It will provide valuable reading for anyone
interested in developing a detailed understanding of the processes
shaping contemporary Europe.
Tim Unwin is Reader in Geography at Royal Holloway University,
London, UK. He is author of the successful book ''A Place of
Geography'', also published by Longman.