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Geography: a modern synthesis

Geography: a modern synthesis Textbooks that moved generations a modern London: and Row. P. 1972: Haggett, Geography: synthesis. Harper at the of Zambia in Lusaka in I had assumed that 1979, Arriving University brashly would me from at least the more of my geographical training protect bruising aspects ’cultural shock’. It didn’t. When a few after arrival new Head of days my Department me with Peter a modern and the firm (1972) presented Haggett’s Geography: synthesis instructions to ’rewrite’ 1 to 13 for a term scheduled to two (inclusive) Chapters begin weeks shock was The were allocated to an later, my complete. remaining chapters assortment of other colleagues. The as it was was to rework the text to meet the needs of challenge, presented, my Zambian students it was were not of the whom, explained, necessarily cognizant in used the British text. This at least I could understand. But it was a some- examples what of weeks and much of brains and and bor- pressured couple racking begging from others that allowed me to a text faithful rowing examples eventually produce to the but laden with more (I trust) original, ’meaningful’ examples. that time also rekindles the excitement of a in the Yet, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Progress in Human Geography SAGE

Geography: a modern synthesis

Progress in Human Geography , Volume 28 (5): 4 – Oct 1, 2004

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Abstract

Textbooks that moved generations a modern London: and Row. P. 1972: Haggett, Geography: synthesis. Harper at the of Zambia in Lusaka in I had assumed that 1979, Arriving University brashly would me from at least the more of my geographical training protect bruising aspects ’cultural shock’. It didn’t. When a few after arrival new Head of days my Department me with Peter a modern and the firm (1972) presented Haggett’s Geography: synthesis instructions to ’rewrite’ 1 to 13 for a term scheduled to two (inclusive) Chapters begin weeks shock was The were allocated to an later, my complete. remaining chapters assortment of other colleagues. The as it was was to rework the text to meet the needs of challenge, presented, my Zambian students it was were not of the whom, explained, necessarily cognizant in used the British text. This at least I could understand. But it was a some- examples what of weeks and much of brains and and bor- pressured couple racking begging from others that allowed me to a text faithful rowing examples eventually produce to the but laden with more (I trust) original, ’meaningful’ examples. that time also rekindles the excitement of a in the Yet,

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Published: Oct 1, 2004

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