Geographies of British Modernity: Space and Society in the Twentieth Century

Geographies of British Modernity: Space and Society in the Twentieth Century

Editor(s): David Gilbert, David Matless, Brian Short

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631235002

Online ISBN: 9780470752258

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752258

About this Book

This volume brings together leading scholars in the geography and history of twentieth-century Britain to illustrate the contribution that geographical thinking can make to understanding modern Britain.


  • The first collection to explore the contribution that geographical thinking can make to our understanding of modern Britain.
  • Contains thirteen essays by leading scholars in the geography and history of twentieth-century Britain.
  • Focuses on how and why geographies of Britain have formed and changed over the past century.
  • Combines economic, political, social and cultural geographies.
  • Demonstrates the vitality of work in this field and its relevance to everyday life.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Surveying British Modernity

  2. Part II: Sites Of British Modernity

  3. Part III: Geography, Nation, Identity

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