Continents and civilizations

Authored by: Gilad Ben-Nun

The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies

Print publication date:  November  2018
Online publication date:  November  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138718364
eBook ISBN: 9780429438233
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429438233-20

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Abstract

Since classical antiquity, the terminological construction of geography has divided subject matters into two conceptual groupings: geographical containers and their ontological content matters. Containers are demarcated special realms. Contents are the objects existing within these demarcated special containers, be they natural or human-made.

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