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The Myth of Continents: A Critique of Metageography

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The Myth of Continents: A Critique of Metageography - Lewis, Martin W, and Wigen, Kären
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In this thoughtful and engaging critique, geographer Martin W. Lewis and historian Karen Wigen reexamine the basic geographical divisions we take for granted, and challenge the unconscious spatial frameworks that govern the way we perceive the world. Arguing that notions of East vs. West, First World vs. Third World, and even the sevenfold continental system are simplistic and misconceived, the authors trace the history of such misconceptions. Their up-to-the-minute study reflects both on the global scale and its relation ...

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The Myth of Continents: A Critique of Metageography 1997, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520207431

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The Myth of Continents: A Critique of Metageography 1997, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520207424

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