Geography as an academic discipline dates back to the last few decades of the nineteenth century. However, during the preceding centuries a large body of English-language literature relevant to the field of special geography was published. Four Centuries of Special Geography lists all the works published before 1888 and includes descriptions of each entry and notes on later editions.An Annotated Guide to Books that Purport to Describe All the Countries in the World Published. ... (T) [NR 0110119 notes: a#39;Geography of Tennessee, by J. Berrien Lindsley: 12 p. at enda#39;]; [c1887] 1892?, Illinois ed., 141, 10 pp. ... (all Edinburgh): 1853, 4th; 1855, 5th; 1855, 6th; 1857, 7th; 1858, 8th; 1859, 9th; 1861, 10th; 1861, 11th; 1863, 13th; ... BL also records a 30th ed. in 1890, and two eds. translated into the a#39;Nagari character for the use of the lower English classes in Indian schools.
|Title||:||Four Centuries of Special Geography|
|Publisher||:||UBC Press - 2011-11-01|