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dc.contributor.author C. en_US
dc.contributor.author Rhys en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-15T15:34:35Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-15T15:34:35Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1068/d68j en_US
dc.identifier.citation Fowler , C & Jones , R 2007 , ' Placing and scaling the nation ' Environment and Planning D: Society and Space , vol 25 , no. 2 , pp. 332-354 . , 10.1068/d68j en_US
dc.identifier.other PURE: 95821 en_US
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1646 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/1646
dc.description.abstract In this paper we discuss the geographical contexts within which nations are reproduced. Although geographers have carried out much interesting and insightful work in their studies of nationalism, we contend that the majority of authors have tended to focus on the way in which particular sites and landscapes come to represent nations. Less attention has been directed towards the geographical concepts and processes that inform the ongoing reproduction of nations. We elaborate on the potential for geographers to explore more systematically the way in which key geographical concepts such as place and scale are imbricated in the reproduction of nations. We do so, first, at a conceptual level before, second, discussing empirical evidence that is drawn from an oral history research project based in Wales. We conclude by arguing that geographers should be at the forefront of attempts to comprehend better the multiple places and scales of the reproduction of the nation. en_US
dc.format.extent 23 en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Environment and Planning D: Society and Space en_US
dc.title Placing and scaling the nation en_US
dc.contributor.pbl Aberystwyth University en_US
dc.contributor.pbl Cultural and Historical Geography en_US


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