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 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.