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Notes on a geographical canon? Measures, models and scholarly enterprise

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This paper provides an introduction to the theme issue by placing recent discussions about the geographical canon within scholarly debates about canonicity. Geographers have been generally silent about canon but, to the contrary, possess a sophisticated grasp of related concepts such as tradition and paradigm. It is argued that there is no clear canonical conception that geographers should adopt, but that further attention towards the canonical is nevertheless merited. Engagement with the ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jhg.2015.04.011

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Department:
School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Historical Geography
Volume:
49
Pages:
2–8
Publication date:
2015-07-05
Acceptance date:
2015-04-14
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ISSN:
0305-7488

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