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Complex Locations

Women's Geographical Work in the UK 1850-1970

Complex Locations by Avril Maddrell
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This enlightening book makes visible the lives and works of women who played a critical role in the development of geography as an academic field.
  • A rare and detailed analysis of the geographical work of 30 individual women geographers from 1850 to 1970
  • Includes oral histories from women who have held appointments in British universities since World War II
  • Makes the work of women geographers visible and challenges the notion of pre 1970s geography as an overwhelmingly masculine field
  • Makes an important contribution to debates about the theoretical and methodological framing of the historiography of geography
Wiley; April 2009
432 pages; ISBN 9781444399585
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Title: Complex Locations
Author: Avril Maddrell