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Geography: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Modern Geography Has Come A Long Way From Its Historical Roots In Exploring Foreign Lands, And Simply Mapping And Naming The Regions Of The World Spanning Both Physical And Human Geography, The Discipline Today Is Unique As A Subject Which Can Bridge The Divide Between The Sciences And The Humanities, And Between The Environment And Our Society Using Wide Ranging Examples From Global Warming And Oil, To Urbanization And Ethnicity, This Very Short Introduction Paints A Broad Picture Of The Current State Of Geography, Its Subject Matter, Concepts And Methods, And Its Strengths And Controversies The Book S Conclusion Is No Less Than A Manifesto For Geography S Future ABOUT THE SERIES The Very Short Introductions Series From Oxford University Press Contains Hundreds Of Titles In Almost Every Subject Area These Pocket Sized Books Are The Perfect Way To Get Ahead In A New Subject Quickly Our Expert Authors Combine Facts, Analysis, Perspective, New Ideas, And Enthusiasm To Make Interesting And Challenging Topics Highly Readable


8 thoughts on “Geography: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

  1. says:

    This is a terrific series of books that are consistently interesting and well written They all manage to combine being highly readable yet at the same time with academic content Matthews and Herbert s introduction to geography is nicely written Geography has long had something of an identity crisis about what it is supposed to be and this book explores the history of


  2. says:

    Its a small little book that was on a penny sale, and I finished it in one night or maybe two Worth the buy if your interested in this subject.


  3. says:

    Perfect read it before my interview at a prestigious university and gave me some great background knowledge about the subject Would recommend to those applying for geography for sure BUT is is quite theory based and is about the history and development of the subject, and if that isn t your thing then you might not enjoy it I thought it was great though


  4. says:

    I read this before I went in to teacher training to become a Geography teacher, after my Geography degree it is a great little book to give you the basics I would love to read all the others in the series.It would be perfect for anyone interested in or studying Geography.


  5. says:

    Not that useful Rather lifeless and dull as a read, so much so I m struggling to pen a horrendously over verbose review of it.


  6. says:

    great product


  7. says:

    Inside the front cover of these books it says a very good idea these Very Short Introductions But what exactly IS the idea These books seem to fall into two camps half of them teach what they purport to teach e.g Game Theory or Microbiology and the other half are, shall I say, meta, in other words, they are not about the subject, they are about the methodological angst of t


  8. says:

    A good series of books that gives enough information to get you started or help with revision Small enough to carry in a pocket and not feel overwhelming to open.


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