"The editors of this genuinely brilliant book seem to dare the reader to argue with them from the first page... I would encourage everyone interested in cultural geography, or in the cultural turn within a whole set of human geogrphies, to do likewise." --ANNALS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN GEOGRAPHERS "A richly plural and impassioned re-presentation of cultural geography that eschews everything in the way of boundary drawing and fixity. A re-visioning of the field as "a set of engagements with the world," it contains a vibrant atlas of ever shifting possibilities. Throbbing with commitment, and un-disciplined in the most positive sense of that term, it is exactly what a handbook ought to be."--Professor Allan PredDepartment of Geography, University of California at Berkeley Ten sections, with a detailed editorial introduction, the Handbook of Cultural Geography presents a comprehensive statement of the relation between the cultural imagination and the geographical imagination. Emphasising the intellectual diversity of the discipline, the Handbook is a textured overview that presents a state-of-the-art assessment of the key questions informing cultural geography, while also looking at resonances between cultural geography and other disciplines.

After Empire

After Empire
After empire
Edited byJane M.Jacobs

Introduction: After Empire?

Introduction: after empire?
Jane M.Jacobs

(Source: Cineteca del Comune di Bologna. © Lehnert and Landrock, Tunis. Reproduced with permission)

In my former hometown of Melbourne, Australia, the audaciously modern lines of the recently opened Melbourne Museum (2000) sit stridently alongside the proud Victorian architecture of ...

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