Cultural Geography: Form and Process (Essays in Honour of Prof. A.B. Mukerji)
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About the Book :
This festschrift, in honour of Prof.A.B.Mukerji, one of India's poineer cultural geographers, addresses various issues concerning Cultural Geaography. Containing 29 papers contributed by eminent geographers form India and abroad, it covers a wide array of cultural concerns such as the methodological statements, impressions of culture on the landscape, cultural processes and change, cultural traits and distribution, and cultural ecology. The book will be of great interest to the researchers in the field of Cultural Geography, Anthropology, Sociology and History and shall provide inspiration to the Indian geographers to further research, investigate and explore cultural variations in the Indian space.
About Author :
Neelam Grover is a Professor in Geography at Panjab University, Chandigarh. She did her M.A. and Ph.D. from the Panjab University, Chandigarh. The focus of her interest is in the cultural-geographical interpretation of rural settlements of different cultural groups in different settings, the processes of settling and the landscape results of those processes as integral to ethnic rural settlement geography.
Kashi Nath Singh, who retired as the Head, Department of Geography, Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi, in 1993, is presently a Professor in the University of Addis Ababa, Elthiopia. He did his M.A. and Ph.D. from Benaras Hindu University and his post-doctoral research at the Rutgers University, U.S.A. Prof. Singh has lectured at American, British, German and Japanese universities. He is acclaimed for his research in the field of historical settlement geography (historisc hseidlungs geographie).