Evolution of Geographical Thought is the 5th edition of the book. The new edition includes some important topics related to the nature of geography, classification of its sciences, and time geography. The book has been updated and revised, to help the students know the current geographical thoughts. The book is written in simple, understandable language. It is mainly used as a textbook by students of different universities. The book comprises information on geographers from various parts of the world at different periods such as Greek, Roman, Indian and Arab. Geography is explained as a systematic science, regional science, a study of areal distribution and the study of the relationship. The book provides a glossary of important philosophical concepts. Evolution of Geographical Thought is equally helpful for both students and teachers. It can also be used by students taking up various competitive exams like civil service examinations and the NET.
the chapters included are, Prehistory of geographical Ideas - Greeks: The Pioneers of Pre historical Ideas, Romans: Their Contribution to Geography, Ancient Indian and Chinese Geographical Concepts, Arab Geographical Thought, The Impact of Explorations and Discoveries, Modern Geographical Thought, Founder of Modern Geographical Thought Schools of Geography, Dichotomy between Determinism and Possibilism, Dualism and Dichotomies in Geography, Quantitative Revolution, Paradigms, System Analysis & Regional Concept, Models in Geography, Contemporary Movements in Geography and Modern Themes in Geographical Thought.
Majid Husain is an ex- Professor in Geography at the Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. His work includes World Geography, Human Geography, Fundamentals of Physical Geography, Systematic Agricultural Geography, Models in Geography and Geography of Jammu and Kashmir. Most of these are text and reference books, both in India and abroad.
The book is available in paperback. You can shop online for the book. This paperback book is listed with the ISBN 10 number of 8170339049 and ISBN 13 number of 978-8170339045.