The Cultural Geography Reader

The Cultural Geography Reader

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The Cultural Geography Reader draws together fifty-two classic and contemporary abridged readings that represent the scope of the discipline and its key concepts. Readings have been selected based on their originality, accessibility and empirical focus, allowing students to grasp the conceptual and theoretical tools of cultural geography through the grounded research of leading scholars in the field. Each of the eight sections begins with an introduction that discusses the key concepts, its history and relation to cultural geography and connections to other disciplines and practices. Six to seven abridged book chapters and journal articles, each with their own focused introductions, are also included in each section. The readability, broad scope, and coverage of both classic and contemporary pieces from the US and UK makes The Cultural Geography Reader relevant and accessible for a broad audience of undergraduate students and graduate students alike. It bridges the different national traditions in the US and UK, as well as introducing the span of classic and contemporary cultural geography. In doing so, it provides the instructor and student with a versatile yet enduring benchmark text.Then it tells the visitor that a€œ[w]e are re-imagining the term a#39;Museuma#39;, a€ as a place alive, exciting, and unique a€“ exactly what tourism markets. ... .What wea#39;re doing, if you like, is creating a whole new cultural geography based on things other people want to learn about; ... oldest land, a€ according to Welcome to Australia, the guest information book at the Brisbane Hilton. ... heritage, our Indigenous cultures and natural environment, our quality products, regions and many diverse cultures.

Title:The Cultural Geography Reader
Author:Timothy Oakes, Patricia L. Price
Publisher:Routledge - 2008-03-03


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