Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist

British Geography 1918–1945

$57.00 (C)

Robert W. Steel, T. W. Freeman, E. G. Bowen, Eila M. J. Campbell, S. H. Beaver, K. C. Edwards, E. C. Willatts, H. C. Darby, J. A. Steers, D. R. Stoodart, J. A. Patmore
View all contributors
  • Date Published: July 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521067713

$ 57.00 (C)

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:

Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact providing details of the course you are teaching.

Product filter button
About the Authors
  • This book traces the foundations of modern British geography and is based upon the first-hand recollections of some of those active in the discipline between the wars and after. The contributors show how geography evolved from fragile institutional foundations in British universities, and how from the outset the subject generated both controversy and considerable diversity of opinion. The volume discusses not only the growth of geography as a specific academic discipline, but also the relationship between geography and national planning that played such an important role in post-war reconstruction.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity


    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?


    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521067713
    • length: 204 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.31kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface Robert W. Steel
    1. The beginning and the end Robert W. Steel
    2. Geography during the inter-war years T. W. Freeman
    3. Geography in the University of Wales, 1918–1948 E. G. Bowen
    4. Geography at Birkbeck College, University of London, with particular reference to J. F. Unstead and E. G. R. Taylor Eila M. J. Campbell
    5. The Oxford School of Geography Robert W. Steel
    6. Geography in the Joint School (London School of Economics and King's College) S. H. Beaver
    7. Geography in a University College (Nottingham) K. C. Edwards
    8. Geographers and their involvement in planning E. C. Willatts
    9. On the writing of historical geography, 1918–1945 H. C. Darby
    10. Physical geography in the universities, 1918–1945 J. A. Steers
    11. Geographers and geomorphology in Britain between the wars D. R. Stoodart
    12. British geography, 1918–1945: a personal perspective J. A. Patmore

  • Editor

    Robert W. Steel


    Robert W. Steel, T. W. Freeman, E. G. Bowen, Eila M. J. Campbell, S. H. Beaver, K. C. Edwards, E. C. Willatts, H. C. Darby, J. A. Steers, D. R. Stoodart, J. A. Patmore

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account


Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner Please see the permission section of the catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.


Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.