Geography’s medieval history

  title={Geography’s medieval history},
  author={Keith D. Lilley},
  journal={Dialogues in Human Geography},
  pages={147 - 162}
  • K. Lilley
  • Published 1 July 2011
  • Sociology
  • Dialogues in Human Geography
This paper examines the marginal place of ‘medieval geography’ in contemporary geographical scholarship. Over the past two decades, geographers' studies of the subject’s historiography have tended to focus mainly on ‘modern’ and ‘early-modern’ rather than medieval geographies. This contrasts with the early 20th century when ‘medieval geography’ was seen by geographers to be part of the discipline’s long history. Set within the context of current discussion on writing geography’s histories, the… Expand
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