Edited by: Ravi S. Singh
Contributions by: Anne Buttimer
This book contains articles authored by top geographers and practitioners of geography in India. It is an exhaustive survey of the major works, critical viewpoints, contemporary concerns, public perception, and the emerging future trends of Indian geographical research. The core discussion points cover ancient Indian roots, the growth of modern geography since the colonial period, the 'creeping weaknesses,' contemporary dilemmas, and also the public image of geography in this country. Its uniqueness also lies in the fact that it reflects ideas on Indian geography shared at varied stages during the recent times. Authentic representative articles are the hallmark of this book. It is a comprehensive examination of the challenges and possible solutions that face Indian geography professionals.
Publication Date: 12/1/2009