The Geographical Tradition: Episodes in the History of a Contested Enterprise

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Wiley, 1992 - Science - 434 pages
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The Geographical Tradition dpresents the history of an essentially contested tradition. By examining a series of key episodes in geography's history since 1400, Livingstone argues that the messy contingencies of history are to be preferred to the manufactured idealizations of the standard chronicles. Throughout, the development of geographical thought and practice is portrayed against the background of the broader social and intellectual contexts of the times. Among the topics investigated are geography during the Age of Reconnaissance, the Scientific Revolution and The Englightenment; subsequently geography's relationships with Darwinism, imperialism, regionalism, and quantification are elaborated.

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Like others, a love-hate relationship. Extraordinary amount of important information for geographers, but at times, painful to get through. Read full review

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I have a love-hate relationship with this book. If you are going to read it or have to read it, do yourself a favour and read the first chapter first. Read full review

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About the author (1992)

David Livingstone is the author of Nathaniel Southgate Shaler and the Culture of American Science (1987), Darwin's Forgotten Defenders (1987) and The Preadamite Theory (1992), and of many articles on the history of goegraphy and the history of science. He is Reader in the School of Geosciences, at the Queen's University of Belfast.

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