A European Geography

by Tim Unwin

Pearson Education | January 8, 1998 | Trade Paperback

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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 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.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 408 pages, 9.79 × 7.47 × 0.8 in

Published: January 8, 1998

Publisher: Pearson Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0582294851

ISBN - 13: 9780582294851

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A European Geography

by Tim Unwin

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 408 pages, 9.79 × 7.47 × 0.8 in

Published: January 8, 1998

Publisher: Pearson Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0582294851

ISBN - 13: 9780582294851

Table of Contents

Ideas of Europe (Tim Unwin);

PART I: EUROPEAN CULTURAL IDENTITIES;


The Peopling of Europe (W R Mead);
European Languages (Alexander B Murphy);
Religious Dimensions of European Culture (Tim Unwin);
Cultural Landscapes (Denis Cosgrove);

PART II: POLITICAL DIMENSIONS;


Nations and Peoples (Nuala C Johnson);
A Revolutionary Idea (Tim Unwin);
Political Parties (Mark Blacksell);
The European Union: Cumulative and Uneven Integration (Allan Williams);

PART III: ECONOMIC PRODUCTION AND EXCHANGE;


Agricultural Production (Brian Ilbery);
Industrial Restructuring in Europe: Recent Tendencies in the Organisation and Geography of Production (Ray Hudson);
European Financial Systems (Jane S Pollard);
Trade, European Integration and Territorial Cohesion (Jean Paul Charrie);
Consumption and Retailing: Sameness and Difference (Ronan Paddison and Andrew Paddison);

PART IV: SOCIAL AGENDAS;


Demography (Tony Champion);
Education and Social Welfare (Michael Bradford);
Gender, Geography and Europe (Claire Dwyer and Fiona M Smith);
Health and Health Policy in Europe (Graham Moon and Sarah Curtis);
Tourism and Travel (Derek R Hall);
European Futures (Tim Unwin);

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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 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.

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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.

Key Features:

- A comprehensive text on the geography of the whole of Europe

- Adopts a thematic approach - covering cultural identity, political structure, economic production and exchange, and social agendas

- All chapters include detailed case studies written by leading European specialists, providing an analysis of both local and European-wide processes

- Incorporates substantive research findings in a readable format

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.

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A European Geography provides a geographical exposition of the whole of Europe. Tim Unwin provides a thematic approach covering cultural identity, political structure, and economic and social organization. Each chapter includes case studies written by leading European specialists, helping to draw out particular themes in a local context.
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