International Encyclopedia of Human Geography: A 12-volume Set

Other | July 16, 2009

byNigel Thrift, Rob Kitchin, Rob Kitchin

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The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. The encyclopedia includes over 1,000 detailed entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of notable geographers, and geographical thought and praxis in different parts of the world.

This groundbreaking project covers every field of human geography and the discipline’s relationships to other disciplines, and is global in scope, involving an international set of contributors. Given its broad, inclusive scope and unique online accessibility, it is anticipated that the International Encyclopedia of Human Geography will become the major reference work for the discipline over the coming decades.

The Encyclopedia will be available in both limited edition print and online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit http://info.sciencedirect.com/content/books/ref_works/coming/



  • Available online on ScienceDirect and in limited edition print format
  • Broad, interdisciplinary coverage across human geography: Philosophy, Methods, People, Social/Cultural, Political, Economic, Development, Health, Cartography, Urban, Historical, Regional
  • Comprehensive and unique - the first of its kind in human geography

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The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. The encyclopedia includes over 1,000 detailed entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of not...

Format:OtherDimensions:8250 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:July 16, 2009Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080449107

ISBN - 13:9780080449104

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Table of Contents

Cartography - Jeremy Crampton, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Development - Katie Willis; Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, UK
Economic Geography - Henry Yeung, National University of Singapore, Singapore
General - James Sidaway, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
Health/Medical - Robin Kearns, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Historical Geography - Brian Graham, University of Ulster, N. Ireland, UK
Methods - Mei-Po Kwan, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA & Sara McLafferty, University of Illinois Urbana, IL, USA
Overview - Nigel Thrift and Rob Kitchin
People - Phil Hubbard, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Philosophy - Chris Philo, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Political Geography - Anssi Passi, University of Oulu, Linnanmaa, Oulu, Finland
Regional Development - Costis Hadjimichalis, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
Rural, Nature/Environment - Paul Cloke, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
Social & Cultural Geography - Kay Anderson, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia & Rob Kitchin, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland
Urban Geography - Loretta Lees, King's College London, London, UK