Place, Culture and Identity
364 pages, 6 5/8 x 9 1/2
Release Date:01 Aug 2001
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Place, Culture and Identity

Essays in Historical Geography in Honour of Alan R.H. Baker

Les Presses de l'Université Laval, Laval University Press
Alan R.H. Baker, of the Geography Department of the University of
Cambridge, has played a leading role in the development of historical
geography. This book, which features twelve specially commissioned
essays, recognizes his highly influential and innovative contributions.
The contributors address the following topics: methodology and ideology
in historical geography; historical geographies of state regulation and
political discourse; the social and cultural use of public and private
space; and the interpretation of images of place in relation to
cultural and national identity.

Iain S. Black is Lecturer in Geography atKing's College London. Robin A. Butlin isProfessor of Historical Geography at the University of Leeds.

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