By Northern Lights: On the Making of Geography in Sweden by Anne Buttimer,Tom Mels PDF

By Anne Buttimer,Tom Mels

Swedish society has usually proven a willing geographical feel, meticulously documenting all concerns in relation to environments, assets and human actions via area and time from the 16th century on. during the 20th century particularly, Sweden received overseas popularity of its groundbreaking geographic paintings on spatial making plans, weather switch, time-space modelling and panorama background through the likes of Ahlmann, De Geer, Enequist, Hägerstrand, Kant, Olsson and William-Olsson. extra lately, with the emerging tide of publish modernity and a number of methods of globalization, there was a great deal of debate approximately novel traces of enquiry into nature and tradition, problems with gender, id and variety, justice and environmental trouble; all of those have sparked a renewed curiosity within the background and philosophy of the sector. Following on from Anne Buttimer's well known Geography and the Human Spirit, this ebook not just bargains the 1st e-book size contextual account of the advance of geographic concept in Sweden, but in addition presents a story thread which strains continuity and alter in either cognitive kinds practices of geography in general.

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