Place. A Short Introduction

Cresswell Tim

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Publisher Place: Malden.MA
Publisher Year: 2004
Edition: First Edition

Description: 153 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: This text introduces students of human geography to the fundamental concept of place, marrying everyday uses of the term with the complex theoretical debates that have grown up around it. A short introduction to one of the most fundamental concepts in human geographyMarries everyday uses of the term "place" with the more complex theoretical debates that have grown up around itMakes the debates intelligible to students, using familiar stories as a way into more abstract ideasExcerpts and discusses key papers on place by Doreen Massey and David HarveyConsiders empirical examples of ways in which the concept of place has been used in researchTeaching and learning aids include an annotated bibliography, lists of key readings and texts, a survey of web resources, suggested pedagogical resources and possible student projects

ISBN: 9781405106726

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