Fundamentals of Geographical Thought (Textbook)

By: Sudeepta Adhikari

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The modern academic discipline of geography is rooted in ancient practice. Its separate identity was first formulated and named some 2,000 years ago by the Greeks when they combined the Greek worlds geo and graphein to mean 'earth writing' or 'earth description'. Every discipline pivots around its specific fundamental philosophies. fundamentals of Geographical Thought identifies the basic philosophies of geography, from the ancient through the medieval to the modern /post-modern, which guided the development of and/or former Soviet Union, and in others. It also highlights the philosophical and methodological conflicts that took place during the various periods of conceptual development of the scientific character of geography. The introductory chapter of the book deal with content, purpose, nature, schools and approaches of geography. The others 19 chapters discuss schools of geography in historical perspectives, and compare the extent of similarities and differences between them.Printed Pages: 412.

Title: Fundamentals of Geographical Thought (Textbook)

Author Name: Sudeepta Adhikari

Categories: India, Geography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2015

ISBN: 8125059490

ISBN 13: 9788125059493

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Size: 19 x 25 Cm

Seller ID: 102264

Keywords: Fundamentals of Geographical Thought (Textbook) Sudeepta Adhikari