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The Resource The myth of continents : a critique of metageography, Martin W. Lewis, Kären E. Wigen

The myth of continents : a critique of metageography, Martin W. Lewis, Kären E. Wigen

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The myth of continents : a critique of metageography
Title
The myth of continents
Title remainder
a critique of metageography
Statement of responsibility
Martin W. Lewis, Kären E. Wigen
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this thoughtful and engaging critique, geographer Martin W. Lewis and historian Kären Wigen reexamine the basic geographical divisions we take for granted, and challenge the unconscious spatial frameworks that govern the way we perceive the world. Arguing that notions of East vs. West, First World vs. Third World, and even the sevenfold continental system are simplistic and misconceived, the authors trace the history of such misconceptions. Their up-to-the-minute study reflects both on the global scale and its relation to the specific continents of Europe, Asia, and Africa-actually part of
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N$T
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Lewis, Martin W
Dewey number
304.2
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G71.5
LC item number
.L48 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wigen, Kären
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geographical perception
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Geografía
  • Percepción geográfica
  • Geographical perception
  • Wahrnehmung
  • Geografie
  • Wereldbeeld
  • Geografie
  • Geografia (percepção)
  • Perception géographique
  • Continents
  • Geographie
  • Wahrnehmung
Label
The myth of continents : a critique of metageography, Martin W. Lewis, Kären E. Wigen
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-333) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Architecture of Continents -- 2. The Spatial Constructs of Orient and Occident, East and West -- 3. The Cultural Constructs of Orient and Occident, East and West -- 4. Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism -- 5. Global Geography in the Historical Imagination -- 6. World Regions: An Alternative Scheme -- Conclusion: Toward a Critical Metageography
Control code
782958527
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 344 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520918597
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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  • b54e9f06-42fe-435a-be2f-bf929b841361
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)782958527
Label
The myth of continents : a critique of metageography, Martin W. Lewis, Kären E. Wigen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-333) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Architecture of Continents -- 2. The Spatial Constructs of Orient and Occident, East and West -- 3. The Cultural Constructs of Orient and Occident, East and West -- 4. Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism -- 5. Global Geography in the Historical Imagination -- 6. World Regions: An Alternative Scheme -- Conclusion: Toward a Critical Metageography
Control code
782958527
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 344 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520918597
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt0f2g
  • b54e9f06-42fe-435a-be2f-bf929b841361
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)782958527

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