Evolution of Geographical Thought
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Evolution of Geographical Thought  (English, Paperback, Husain Majid)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Rawat
  • Genre: Science
  • ISBN: 9788170339045, 9788170339045
  • Pages: 519
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Since the publication of the last edition the author has increasingly realized to incorporate a few important topics about the nature of geography, its place in the classification of sciences, and time geography. To keep the students abreast with the recent trends in geography, and its methodological problems, the book has been updated and revised, making it a comprehensive textbook on geographical thought. 

Apart from strengthening the contributions of Greek, Roman, Indian and Arab geographers, the new additions in the book include: geography as a systematic science, geography as a regional science, geography as a study of areal distribution, geography as the study of relationship, the changing viewpoint in geography during the later part of the 19th century and the concept of time and space in geography. A glossary of important philosophical concepts, used in the geographical thought, has also been added. It is hoped that the present edition will prove of immese help for the students and teachers of geography alike. It will also serve the need of the aspirants of various competitive examinations, especially the Indian Administrative Service, the NET and other state level civil services examinations.

About the Author
Majid Husain is former Professor of Geography, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Having a high degree of commitment to teaching and research, Dr. Husain has an unparallel ability of simplifying the difficult concepts of geography and capacity to analyze the enormous facts in a cogent manner. His books, World Geography, Fundamentals of Physical Geography, Human Geography, Systematic Agricultural Geography, Models in Geography and Geography of Jammu and Kashmir, are widely acclaimed and accepted as text and reference books, both in India and abroad.

Table of Contents
Prehistory of geographical Ideas
  • Greeks: The Pioneers of Prehistorical Ideas
  • Romans: Their Contribution to Geography
  • Ancient Indian and Chinese Geographical Concepts
  • Arab Geographical Thought
  • The Impact of Explorations and Discoveries
Modern Geographical Thought
  • Founder of Modern Geographical Thought
  • Schools of Geography
  • Dichotomy between Determinism and Possibilism
  • Dualism and Dichotomies in Geography
  • Quantitative Revolution, Paradigms, System Analysis & Regional Concept
  • Models in Geography
Contemporary Movements in Geography
  • Modern Themes in Geographical Thought

 

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  • Majid Husain is former Professor of Geography, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Having a high degree of commitment to teaching and research, Dr. Husain has an unparallel ability of simplifying the difficult concepts of geography and capacity to analyze the enormous facts in a cogent manner. His books, ??World Geography, Fundamentals of Physical Geography, Human Geography, Systematic Agricultural Geography, Models in Geography? and ??Geography of Jammu and Kashmir, ? are widely acclaimed and accepted as text and reference books, both in India and abroad.
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really good book!

this book is really worth purchasing. The chapters on dualism and dichotomies in geography is very well laid out. Especially good for aspirants preparing for civil services. Deals with the perspectives in human geography.
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got 6 th edition at just 180

I ordered 5 edition but its stock had ended so flipkart gave me 6 th edition worth 300 at just 180
An imp book for all geo optional guys
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Q:how many pages in this book?
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Q:Which one is better for upsc optional majid husain or sudeepta adhikari??
A:I think majid hussein is good for optional geography. It covers almost all topics from syllabus.
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Q:is this the latest edition?
A:Yes. And 1/3 of this book is irrelevant for upsc. But the rest is suitable for the exam.
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Q:Available in Hindi language
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Q:This books comprises of how many pages ?
A:443
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Q:Which is better R.D Dikshit or Majid Hussen??
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