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By Anne Buttimer,Tom Mels

Swedish society has frequently proven a willing geographical experience, meticulously documenting all concerns on the subject of environments, assets and human actions via area and time from the 16th century on. during the 20th century particularly, Sweden gained overseas approval for its groundbreaking geographic paintings on spatial making plans, weather swap, time-space modelling and panorama historical past by means of the likes of Ahlmann, De Geer, Enequist, Hägerstrand, Kant, Olsson and William-Olsson. extra lately, with the emerging tide of publish modernity and a number of approaches of globalization, there was a great deal of debate approximately novel strains of enquiry into nature and tradition, problems with gender, identification and variety, justice and environmental drawback; all of those have sparked a renewed curiosity within the historical past and philosophy of the sector. Following on from Anne Buttimer's well known Geography and the Human Spirit, this booklet not just bargains the 1st e-book size contextual account of the improvement of geographic inspiration in Sweden, but in addition presents a story thread which strains continuity and alter in either cognitive types practices of geography in general.

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