The Student's Companion to Geography, Paperback Book

The Student's Companion to Geography Paperback

Edited by Alisdair Rogers, Heather A. Viles



The Student's Companion to Geography is an essential resource for those studying geography at university, as well as for those thinking of applying in the future.

Contributions from leading geographers from around the world provide a whole range of information about what today's geography is all about, how to study it and how to find out more.

Changes for the revised second edition include:The section on what geographers are doing has been completely revised and includes new entries on geocomputation, gender, environmental knowledge, geoarchaeology and globalization.

More material has been added on effective learning, from good essay writing and efficient note taking in lectures, to tips for successful presentations.

An important new chapter on ethics in geographical research has been added.

A major new section on geography's relation to science and society has also been introduced.

The geographical directory now focuses on online resources.Practical tips on writing a good CV and information on international study are given.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416 pages, 20 illustrations
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Geography
  • ISBN: 9780631221333



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