CONTENTS:- Preface. Basic Concepts of Geography. Geography in Historical Perspective - I (Ancient Period). Geography in Historical Perspective - II (Period of Explorations and Discoveries). Geography in Historical Perspective - III (Modern Period). Trends in Geographical Approaches. Contemporary Trends in Geography.
This book has been prepared with the concept to introduce geography to new learners who do not have any knowledge of the subject but are interested in knowing it. As such as brief survey of the subject right from its inception till date has been presented in this book. In its beginning the book gives definitions, basic concepts and approaches of study of the discipline. It is followed by spatiotemporal analysis of evolution and development geographical thought, which have been presented in simple layman's language. A brief survey of contribution to geography by different civilizations like Greeks, Romans, Ancient Indians and Chinese, Arabs etc. has also been presented.