Regional Geography: Theory and Practice (University Library)

9780090827725: Regional Geography: Theory and Practice (University Library)

There is only one region-the surface of the earth-on which mankind fi nds its home. Yet, although much effort is devoted by geographers towards the study of this diversifi ed environment as a whole, it has long seemed necessary, by the methods of 'special' or 'regional geography', to study its component parts. And although nature abhors lines, geographers might appear to adore them, so busily do they engage themselves in delimiting on their maps allegedly signifi cant areas called 'regions'. As a result, every student of geography in school, college of education and university has been taught, read books, and attempted to answer questions on regional geography.

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"In ten chapters Mr. Minshull examines what is meant by regional description, the nature and functioning of regions of various kinds as defined by different geographers, possible alternatives to the regional approach, and the consequences of the use of mapping techniques, as well as discussing the 'compage', and reaching his conclusions." --P. T. Wheeler, The Geographical Journal "Roger Minshull of Manchester, England, has undertaken the difficult task of reviewing the theory and practice of regional geography. He finds, of course, that there "is no one definition of a region, and no one method of recognizing, delimiting, or describing a region."" --Preston E. James, Economic Geography

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Roger Minshull is head of the Geography Department, Levenshulme Grammar School, Manchester, England.

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Minshull, Roger
Published by Aldine (1967)
ISBN 10: 0090827724 ISBN 13: 9780090827725
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