Place, Culture and Identity: Essays in Historical Geography in Honour of Alan R.H. Baker

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Alan R.H. Baker, of the Geography Department of the University ofCambridge, has played a leading role in the development of historicalgeography. This book, which features twelve specially commissionedessays, recognizes his highly influential and innovative contributions.The contributors address the following topics: methodology and ideologyin historical geography; historical geographies of state regulation andpolitical discourse; the social and cultural use of public and privatespace; and the interpretation of images of place in relation tocultural and national identity.