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The Isle of Man By Vaughan Robinson

The Isle of Man

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Based on some field trips undertaken by the University of Swansea to the Isle of Man, this book has three aims - to provide a framework for the teaching of geography in this field, to provide an up-to-date account of geographical knowledge about the island, and to be accessible to the public.

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The Isle of Man: Celebrating a Sense of Place by Vaughan Robinson

This book grew out of a series of field trips organized by the Department of Geography at the University College of Swansea. The book has three aims - to provide a framework for the teaching of geography in this field, to provide an up-to-date account of geographical knowledge about the island, and to present the information in such a way that it would have some appeal for interested members of the general public.

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Table of Contents


Introduction: a return to landscape and place - a rationale for a new geography, Vaughan Robinson and Danny McCarroll. Part 1 The physical environment: the Manx landscape, Roger Dackombe and Danny McCarroll; solid geology, Roger Dackombe; the quaternary Ice Age in the Isle of Man - an historical perspective, Danny McCarroll; lateglacial and postglacial environmental history, Danny McCarroll, Larch Garrad and Roger Dackombe; the Isle of Man's unstable coast coast, Colin Rouse; nature conservation, Larch Garrad. Part 2 History, constitution and population: history, David Freke; the Isle of Man constitution, Robert Quayle; social demography, Vaughan Robinson. Part 3 The island's infrastructure: social infrastructure, Richard Prentice; economic infrastructure, Vaughan Robinson, Richard Prentice and Gwyneth Davies. Part 4 The economy: agriculture, forestry and fishing, Gwyneth Davies; extractive and manufacturing industries, Vaughan Robinson; producer services, W. Dawson; Tourism, Richard Prentice; geography of the Isle of Man into the 1990s.

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GOR002178374
The Isle of Man: Celebrating a Sense of Place by Vaughan Robinson
Vaughan Robinson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Liverpool University Press
1990-04-01
311
0853232962
9780853232964
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