By Robin A. Dodgshon. Robert A; Butlin
This article has been designed to hide all features and levels of the old geography of britain and Wales in one quantity. In its considerably revised and enlarged shape, the remedy of normal subject matters has been thoroughly re-written to take account of contemporary paintings and shifts in standpoint whereas its total assurance has been prolonged to embody more recent topics like symbolic landscapes and the geography of the inter-war interval. Its comprehensiveness and freshness of method confirm its carrying on with worth and luck as a textual content.
* Breadth of assurance from prehistory to 1939
* makes use of a number facts assets and approaches
* good illustrated with specific emphasis on key themes
* significant revision of 1st version with a lot wider diversity of themes
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A possibly a n a l o g o u s situation c o n c e r n s the colonial a p p r o a c h to g o v e r n m e n t in Africa a n d the problem of the c o n c e p t of 'tribe'. G r o u p s a n d a r e a s without centralized political control w e r e often artificially classified into tribes by the British authorities in o r d e r to facilitate administration. ^^ In m a n y a r e a s in Africa the tribal c o n c e p t w a s i m p o s e d on a less s t r u c t u r e d social pattern. M u c h the s a m e m a y h a v e b e e n true of s o m e a r e a s in Britain in the R o m a n period.
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