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A Dictionary Of Geography

Author : Susan Mayhew
ISBN : 9780199680856
Genre : Reference
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Containing over 3,100 entries on all aspects of both human and physical geography, this best-selling dictionary is the most authoritative single-volume reference work of its kind. It includes coverage of cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development. Worked examples and diagrams are provided for many entries, including 15 new illustrations. All existing entries have been fully revised and updated for this new edition, and there is now expanded coverage of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and glacial geomorphology, as well as the inclusion of more international examples within definitions, broadening its coverage considerably. The dictionary includes more than 400 new entries, including economies of scope, marginalization, rurality, and tax havens and offshore financial centres. Recommended web links are suggested for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Geography companion website. Packed with clear, concise, and authoritative information, this A-Z reference is an essential companion for all students and teachers of geography.

A Dictionary Of Geography

Author : F. J. Monkhouse
ISBN : 9781351535656
Genre : Science
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The geographer seeks to describe the diverse features of the earth's surface, to explain if possible how these features have come to be what they are, and to discuss how they influence the distribution of man with his diverse activities. Geography therefore stands transitionally yet centrally between the natural sciences, the social studies, and the humanities. While in its concept and content it is an integrated whole, of necessity it impinges on the associated disciplines, and inevitably makes use of a wide range of kindred terminology. In compiling the 3,400 entries for this dictionary, the main criterion for inclusion has been usage. Geographical textbooks and periodicals have been systematically combed, and where a term has been used in a specific geographical context, or in a specialist sense which differs from general practice or popular usage, it has been included. Foreign words are listed where they have been accepted into English geographical literature, especially where no satisfactory translation exists. Cross-references are freely given, printed in small capitals, where it is necessary to assist the user in tracing cognate and supplementary entries, or where the meaning of the word thus shown is essential to the understanding of the entry. The emphasis throughout is on specific factual information, conveniently accessible on a strict alphabetical basis, rather than a bare definition. Statistical material and formulae are appended, where it would seem helpful, in the form of tables under the relevant entries. Since this dictionary is neither a gazetteer nor a compendium of current affairs, lists of countries and capitals, regional names and international groupings are not included, since these can be found conveniently elsewhere. The five hundred and seventy-two additional entries to this dictionary, together with a few minor modifications to the existing material, are the result of extensive correspondence and discussion since the appearance of the firs

Dictionary Of Geography

Author : Malcolm Skinner
ISBN : 9781135945497
Genre : Reference
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Penguin Dictionary Of Geography

Author : Audrey N. Clark
ISBN : UOM:49015002858505
Genre : Reference
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A reference source containing over four thousand, five hundred entries. The text is aimed at students of physical or human geography. Second revised edition.

Dictionary Of Geography

Author : Bhawani Kumar
ISBN : 9789350483770
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This Dictionary in its concept and content is an integrated wholethough out of necessity it impinges on associated disciplines and inevitably makes use of a wide range of similar terminology. In compiling this dictionary, the main criterion for inclusion has been usage. Geographical textbooks and periodicals have been thoroughly examined. It includes all those terms used in a specific geographical context or in a specialist sense which differs from general practice or popular usage. Foreign words are enumerated where they have been accepted in English geographical literature, especially where no satisfactory translation exists. The emphasis throughout is on specific factual information, rather than on bare definition and can be conveniently accessed alphabetically.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Geography

Author : Susan Mayhew
ISBN : 0192825658
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Dictionary Of Human Geography

Author : Derek Gregory
ISBN : 9781444359954
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 62. 84 MB
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With clear, critical, and constructive surveys of key terms by leading researchers in the field, The Dictionary of Human Geography, fifth edition, remains the definitive guide to the concepts and debates in human geography. Comprehensively revised new edition of a highly successful text with over 300 key terms appearing for the first time Situates Human Geography within the humanities, social sciences and sciences as a whole Written by leading experts in the field Major entries not only describe the development of concepts, contributions and debates in Human Geography but also advance them Features a new consolidated bibliography along with a detailed index and systematic cross-referencing of headwords

A Modern Dictionary Of Geography

Author : M. E. Witherick
ISBN : 034080713X
Genre : Business & Economics
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Small & Witherick's highly successful dictionary has already, in its first three editions, proved its value as a comprehensive guide to the key principles, concepts, and terminology of contemporary geography. This new, accessible edition reflects developments in the discipline since 1995. Covering both human and physical geography, this dictionary is an essential reference for undergraduate geography students.

Dictionary Of Geography

Author : Alexander Keith Johnston
ISBN : WISC:89097025118
Genre : Gazetteers
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Academic Dictionary Of Geography

Author : Ajay Kumar Ghosh
ISBN : 8182052181
Genre : Geography
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The present publication is an up-to-date, authentic and comprehensive dictionary of geography, which recognises that geography is a field in its own right, with its own language, and that terms and their definitions are importanct for professionals and students of geography. It aims to provide clear, concise, and correct definitions and descriptions of the terms used in geography. The terminology of all the branches of geography are included in this work. This work is designed to be a comprehensive reference tool for geography professionals, students and laymen interested in geography. It is earnestly hoped that it will be an authoritative source to which one can turn with confidence for meaning and knowledge of the common, specialised and latest terms in geography and allied fields.

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