With contribution from world renowned geographers, this edited book is on the spirit and purpose of geography, on the fundamentals concepts, philosophy and methodology of geography_as a discipline. It is designed to convey this essence of modern geography in a jargon-free and easy to read style.
The book is appropriate for senior/graduate level courses in geographical thought. Each chapter is authored by a distinguished professional from worldwide, and the student is spared of going through a large number of journals, textbooks and research works. The positive aspect of the book lies in the selection of appropriate articles by eminent geographers. Continuity is maintained throughout by suitable pruning and by the very selection of articles. To help easy assimilation, each chapter is prefaced by an editorial note summarizing the essence of the chapter.