Chapter 2. Inventing Anglo-American Economic Geography, 1889–1960

  1. Eric Sheppard1 and
  2. Trevor J. Barnes2
  1. Trevor J. Barnes

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch2

A Companion to Economic Geography

A Companion to Economic Geography

How to Cite

Barnes, T. J. (2003) Inventing Anglo-American Economic Geography, 1889–1960, in A Companion to Economic Geography (eds E. Sheppard and T. J. Barnes), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Minnesota

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631212232

Online ISBN: 9780470693445

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Keywords:

  • economic geography;
  • Thomas Edison;
  • industrialization;
  • commercial geography;
  • British schools

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Invention, Institutionalization, and Imperialism

  • Regions, Differentiation, and Richard Hartshorne

  • The Quantitative Revolution and Spatial Science

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgment

  • Bibliography