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Cosmopolitanism and the Geographies of Freedom

ISBN-10: 0231148461

ISBN-13: 9780231148467

Edition: 2009

Authors: David Harvey

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

David Harvey received a Bachelor's degree and Ph.D. in geography from Cambridge University. After graduating in 1961, he joined the geography department at Bristol University as a lecturer. In the following years, he held teaching positions at Johns Hopkins and Oxford universities. He has written numerous books including Justice Nature and the Geography of Differences, The Urban Experience, The Condition of Postmodernity, and An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change. He has received many honors, among them the Outstanding Contributor Award of the Association of American Geographers, the Anders Retzuis Gold Medal of the Swedish Society of Anthropology and Geography, and the Vautrin Lud International Geography Prize.

Preface
Prologue
Universal Values
Kant's Anthropology and Geography
The Postcolonial Critique of Liberal Cosmopolitanism
The Flat World of Neoliberal Utopianism
The New Cosmopolitans
The Banality of Geographical Evils
Geographical Knowledges
Geographical Reason
Spacetime and the World
Places, Regions, Territories
The Nature of Environment
Epilogue: Geographical Theory and the Ruses of Geographical Reason
Notes
Bibliography
Index