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Geography: Reference Materials

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Reference collection is a good place to start your research, such as biographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, bibliographies, etc.

Selected Reference Works

A Dictionary of Geography (5th ed.)

Susan Mayhew, 2015


Covering all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is an essential guide to students at all levels. It has been fully revised and updated, and includes more than 400 new entries, recommended web links for many entries, and over 15 new illustrations.


A Dictionary of Human Geography

Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin, and Alisdair Rogers, 2013


This new dictionary provides over 2000 clear and concise entries on human geography, covering basic terms and concepts as well as biographies, organisations, and major periods and schools. Authoritative and accessible, this is a must-have for every student of human geography, as well as for professionals and interested members of the public.