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A Century of British Geography$
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Ron Johnston and Michael Williams

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780197262863

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.001.0001

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Geography applied

Geography applied

(p.462) (p.463) 13 Geography applied
A Century of British Geography

Robert J. Bennett

Alan G. Wilson

British Academy

This chapter discusses the main trends and the most prominent focuses of research regarding geography as an applied discipline. It concentrates on the contributions of geographers in Britain and the applied developments in human geography. The development of physical geography and earth sciences has been particularly influential on the development of applied geography at various stages. The chapter also examines regional planning and policy, town and country planning, land use planning and other specific fields.

Keywords:   Britain, geographers, applied geography, regional planning, land use planning, human geography, physical geography, earth sciences

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