On Geography and Revolution

Livingstone David N. and Withers Charles W. J.

in Geography and Revolution

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2005 | ISBN: 9780226487335
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226487359 | DOI:
On Geography and Revolution

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This book explores the ways in which ideas of geography and of revolution, and the relationships between them, may be understood. It is an attempt to bring together insights from geographers, historians, and historians of science concerning the importance of geographical thinking and recognition of the difference that space makes to an understanding of the nature of revolutions, however that term has been used. In developing these ideas, an important initial distinction may be made between the geography of revolution and geography in revolution. In order to establish the connections between geography and revolution, this chapter begins by reviewing the diverse literatures regarding the term “revolution.”

Keywords: geography; revolution; geographical thinking; historians; geographers

Chapter.  9495 words. 

Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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