Complex Locations (Innbundet)

Women's Geographical Work in the UK 1850-1970

Serie: RGS-IBG Book Series 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 432
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: RGS-IBG Book Series
ISBN/EAN: 9781405145565
Omtale: Complex Locations
This enlightening book makes visible the lives and works of women who played a critical role in the development of geography as an academic field.* A rare and detailed analysis of the geographical work of 30 individual women geographers from 1850 to 1970* Includes oral histories from women who have held appointments in British universities since World War II* Makes the work of women geographers visible and challenges the notion of pre 1970s geography as an overwhelmingly masculine field* Makes an important contribution to debates about the theoretical and methodological framing of the historiography of geography

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