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Cultural Geography

Majid Husain (Editor) Perspectives in Human Geography Series

"The systematic branch of geography which deals with man’s culturally determined activities and especially with the differential impact of culture groups on the exploitation, form and personality of landscape.

"Based on eleven research papers the present book exposes the scope of cultural geography in the first chapter. The cultural geography and global problems have been examined in the second chapter. The subsequent chapters present an account of geography of folk culture, the geography of popular culture. Religion, an important element of culture has been examined in the fifth chapter. The next two chapters give an account of Saxon settlements and housing problems. The civil society, social reproduction and housing alternatives, and temporary winter Gujjar house are the other articles in the book contributed by the eminent scholars.

"Each chapter in the book is self contained and is consistent with the general aim of the book. At the end of each paper there is a list of references, recommended for further reading. No doubt, the articles given in this book and the rich list of references shall help the teachers, students and social scientists to understand and explore more in the field of cultural geography."

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Majid Husain

Majid Husain is Professor of Geography, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Having a high degree of commitment to teaching and research, Dr. Husain has an unparallel ability of simplifying the difficult concepts of geography and capacity to analyze the enormous facts in a cogent manner. Dr Husains’s books, particularly Evolution of Geographical Thought, Human Geography and Systematic Agricultural Geography, are widely acclaimed and accepted as text and reference books both in India and abroad.

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Title Cultural Geography
Author Majid Husain
Date published: 31.12.2014
Edition Reprint.
Language: English
isbn 9788170418719
length viii+327p., Tables