About the Book
This book provides an accessible and informative knowledge of the development of new theoretical approaches to human geography. The book is divided into five chapters. In first chapter, authors highlight points of comparison and contrast, interconnection, and dissimilarity of geography in human perspective. In second chapter, they describe geographical accounts of economic development and diversity present within twentieth-century human geography, and particular attention is paid to the transition from environmental and regional approaches to the spatial science. Third chapter deal systematically with different approaches of growth and distribution of world population. Concept of region planning and method regionalisation is critically examined in fourth chapter and fifth chapter deals with models, theories and laws in human geography. This book has been especially designed for higher education and covers complete syllabus of UPSC Civil Services (Main) and States Public Service Commission examinations. This book may also serve as a comprehensive source of knowledge for graduate and post graduate students and introductory course for students of cultural or economic geography, or as a resource for sociology, anthropology, or social science departments.
About the Authors
Dr. Amit Harichandan retired as Head of the Dept. Geography from B.N. College Khurda, Orissa. Earlier he worked as an advisor to Geological Survey Dept. of Orissa. In his capacity as a professor he has represented different international seminars including Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE). He has written five books including Basic Information Systems which won awards in Asian Book Publishing Association. He is now fulltime devoted to writing in different Journals and his articles are regularly published in The Indian Express and The Times of India.
M.A. Chaudhary, a noted freelance writer and editor, received his education at Bihar University, Muzaffarpur. He worked for ten years as a journalist and editor in several newspapers and journals published from Patna. Presently, he is doing freelance editing and writing.