Geographical Thought: A Contextual History of Ideas
R.D. Dikshit
  • ISBN : 9789387472372
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Softcover
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The book charts out the history of Geographical Thought from early times to the present day in a single compact volume. Its main focus is on the modern period beginning with Humboldt and Ritter more specifically on conceptual developments since the Second World War. New to the second edition. The second edition is thoroughly revised and incorporates five new chapters dealing with: Nature, Method, Basic Ideas and Conceptual Structure of Geography, the Problem of Dualities and How it was Resolved. Nature and Role of Geography as a Social Science Geographical vs. Sociological Imagination. Time vis-a-vis Space, the Pattern-Process Perspective in Geographic Research. New Directions in the Twenty-First Century Human Geography. Target audience, BA/B.Sc. (Hons.) Geography, BA/B.Sc. (General) Geography, MA/M.Sc. Geography, Aspirants of Civil Services.