Evolution Of Geographical Thought
This One Week Series is Written in English Language in Question Answer Series According to syllabus of Rajasthan , Jai Narayan Vyas , MDS,MLSU Kota , MGSU University.
Syllabus Covered in Book
Definition, scope, nature, purpose and philosophy of geography, fundamental concepts of geography; ancient Indian geography during Vedic and Puranic periods, ancient classical age: contributions of Greeks (Herodotus and Eratosthenese) and Romans (Strabo arid Ptolemy); medieval geography: contributions of Al Biruni, Al Masudi, Idrisi, Ibn-Batutta, Ibn Khaldun, Geography during the period of Renaissance: contributions of Sebastian Munster. Philip Cluverious, Nathanael Carpenter, Varenius, Anton Friedrich Bushing, Immanuel Kant and Conrad Malte Brun.
Modern geography: geography in Germany-contributions of Humboldt and Ritter, Richthofen, Ratzel, Hettner and Schluter; geography as a chorological science, geography in France-Blache and Brunches, geography in Anglo-American- Sauer and Schafer, geography as science of distribution and relationship, geography as chorological science, geography as science of landscape morphology, geography as spatial science and human ecology.
Dualism in gecgraphy: physical and human geography, systematic and regional geography, environmental determinism and possibilism, qualitative and quantitive, reductionism and holism; quantitative revolution; philosophical pluralism- empiricism, logical positivism, humanistic geography and structuralism. Approaches in geography, behavioural, radical feministic, Post modern and critical geography, Indian gcograpliy: development, problems, perspectives and prospects. Recommended Readings: