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Companion to Economic Geography

Trevor J. Barnes Eric Sheppard
Price: $ 38.95

A Companion to Economic Geography presents students of human geography with an essential collection of original essays providing a key to understanding this important subdiscipline. The contributions are written by prominent international scholars offering a wide-ranging overview of the field.

The authors provide the reader with an understanding of the tradition of geographic research in all the relevant topics of economic geography whilst focusing on the developments of the last twenty years. All the entries provide critical assessments of the state of the field and highlight the contribution of each approach to an understanding of economic geography.

The Companion is ideally suited to undergraduates and first year graduates and will provide them with a comprehensive review of economic geography in a clear and accessible format.

Editor Description:
Eric Sheppard is Professor of Geography at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of the Capitalist Space Economy (with Trevor Barnes), A World of Difference (with Philip Porter), and editor of Scale and Geographic Inquiry (with Robert McMaster), as well as the author of numerous articles on regional political economy.

Trevor J. Barnes is Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia. He is the author or editor of six previous books including Logics of Dislocation, and most recently The New Industrial Geography (with Meric Gertler). His current research is around the history of geography's quantitative revolution.

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