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Robert J. Mayhew <email@example.com>
University of Bristol
1) I am currently working on a general history of geographical thought for Oxford University Press as part of my ongoing inquiries concerning the history of geography.
2) I have also published extensively on landscape imagery and the geographical imagination as manifested in eighteenth-century English literature.
|Address:||School of Geographical Sciences
Bristol, Somerset BS8 1SS
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-HistGeog
Review Editor for H-HistGeog
Reviewer for H-HistGeog
|Interests:||Environmental History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
World History / Studies
1992, BA (Oxon) in Geography.
1996, D.Phil (Oxon) in Historical Geography.
1996-9 British Academy Research Fellow at Corpus Christi College Cambridge.
1) "Enlightenment Geography: The Political Languages of British Geography, 1650-1850" (London and New York: Macmillan and St Martin's Press, 2000), pp.viii + 314.
2) "The Character of Geography, c.1660-1800: A Textual Approach" in Journal of Historical Geography, 24, 1998, pp.385-412.
3) Was William Shakespeare an eighteenth-century geographer? Constructing histories of geographical knowledge, in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, N.S. 23.1, 1998, pp.21-37.
4) William Gilpin and the Latitudinarian Picturesque, in Eighteenth-Century Studies, 33.3, 2000, pp.349-66.
5) Edmund Gibson’s Editions of Britannia: Loyalist Chorography and the Particularist Politics of Precedent, 1695-1722, in Historical Research, 73.3, 2000, pp.239-61.
6) Geography, Print Culture and the Renaissance: “The Road Less Travelled By”, in History of European Ideas, 24 (2002), pp.1-21.