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Rehousing the poor in Colombo; repeating the mistakes?

Slum clearance using compulsory purchase orders in 1950’s and 60’s Britain’s forced the urban poor out of their inner city homes  and into Hi-Rise apartment blocks .. 2,138 more words

Human Geography

Surfing, Space, and Masculinity

Waitt, G., & Warren, A. (2008). Talking Shit over a Brew after a Good Session with your Mates’: surfing, space and masculinity’. Australian Geographer 39(3), p. 130 more words

Misurata: a market town in Tripolitania

A small booklet published by the Durham Dept. of Geography in 1968, Misurata: a market town in Tripolitania by G. H. Blake is one of the few (=2 or 3) studies available on Misrata (مصراتة‎) in a western language. 425 more words

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San rock art - Drakensberg, South Africa

One of the highlights of my recent trip to South Africa was to see some really well-preserved rock art. The cave paintings were made by the San people, the hunter-gatherers who inhabited the Drakensberg mountain region in KwaZulu-Natal province close to the Lesotho border before the  incoming Zulus drove them from the land. 155 more words

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CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY

CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY

Cultural Geography is a series of intellectual and politicized engagements with the world. Cultural Geography is one of many styles of thought in human geographies that is not fixed within any particular time or space. 762 more words

GEOGRAPHY

NEW PERSPECTIVES IN PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY CREATES PROMISE FOR FURTHER INTEGRATION OF HUMAN AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHIES

Physical geographers often sought to avoid areas that have been ‘spoiled’ by human activity and often seek out ‘natural’ and undisturbed areas to undertake their research. 328 more words

GEOGRAPHY

Key Terms to describe Key Concepts within Political Geography

Key Terms to describe Key Concepts within Political Geography   NATION-STATE

A nation-state is an organised socio-spatial unit within the contemporary ‘international arena’ or ‘global stage’. A nation relates to community that have an assumed connection and the state is a legal, political and territorial entity… 2,491 more words

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