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Geography and Revolution
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Geography and Revolution

David N. Livingstone and Charles W. J. Withers

Abstract

A term with myriad associations, revolution is commonly understood in its intellectual, historical, and sociopolitical contexts. Until now, almost no attention has been paid to revolution and questions of geography. This book examines the ways that place and space matter in a variety of revolutionary situations. The authors assemble a set of essays that are themselves revolutionary in uncovering not only the geography of revolutions but the role of geography in revolutions. Here, scientific revolutions—Copernican, Newtonian, and Darwinian—ordinarily thought of as placeless, are revealed to be ... More

Keywords: revolution, geography, scientific revolutions, technical revolutions, political revolutions, Copernicus, Newton, Darwin, print, time-keeping

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780226487335
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226487359.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David N. Livingstone, editor

Charles W. J. Withers, editor

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