By Peter Daniels, Michael Bradshaw, Denis Shaw, James Sidaway
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J. D. (2004) Geography and Geographers: Anglo-American Human Geography since 1945, 6th edition, Arnold, London. First published in 1979, the sixth addition of this book provides an updated survey of the major trends in human geography since 1945 in the English-speaking world. Includes a discussion of geography as a discipline that will help you to better understand what academic geographers do and how the discipline is structured. , Pratt, G. and Watts, M. (eds) (2008) The Dictionary of Human Geography, 5th edition, Blackwell, Oxford.
Designed more for the UK market, but well worth delving into wherever you may be. Knox, P. A. (2006) Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context, 4th edition, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ. A comprehensive text written principally for the US market with lots of colour pictures and diagrams. Probably the best US textbook. Supported by a website, which is worth using, even if you do not have the book. , Forer, P. and Goldstone, M. (1999) Explorations in Human Geography: Encountering Place, Oxford University Press, Auckland.
The present-day world also contains other groups whose way of life to a greater or lesser extent reflects pre-capitalist characteristics. Pastoral nomads, for example, live mainly by raising and herding domestic animals (cattle, sheep, goats, camels, yak, reindeer and others), that provide them with food, clothing and other necessities. 1). Another example is the many peasant farmers still to be found in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, southern Asia and elsewhere. Some still grow much of their own food and market relationships have yet to become of central importance to their lives (Wolf 1966).
An Introduction to Human Geography: Issues for the 21st Century, 3rd Edition by Peter Daniels, Michael Bradshaw, Denis Shaw, James Sidaway