Charles W. J. Withers

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Professor Charles W. J. Withers FBA, FRSE, FAcSS (born 6 December 1954) is professor of historical geography at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Education[edit]

Charles Withers was educated at Daniel Stewart's College, in Edinburgh, the University of St Andrews (B.Sc.), and the University of Cambridge (Ph.D.).

Books[edit]

  • Placing the Enlightenment: thinking geographically about the Age of Reason (University of Chicago Press, 2007).
  • Geography and revolution, edited with David N. Livingstone (University of Chicago Press, 2005).
  • Georgian geographies: essays on space, place and landscape in the eighteenth century, edited with Miles Ogborn (Manchester University Press, 2004).
  • Science and medicine in the Scottish Enlightenment, edited with Paul Wood (Tuckwell Press, 2002).
  • Geography, science and national identity: Scotland since 1520 (Cambridge University Press, 2001).
  • Geography and Enlightenment edited with David N. Livingstone (University of Chicago Press, 1999).
  • Urban Highlanders: Highland-Lowland migration and urban Gaelic culture, 1700-1900 (Tuckwell Press, 1998).
  • Urbanising Britain: essays on class and community in nineteenth-century Britain, edited with Gerry Kearns (Cambridge University Press, 1991).
  • Discovering the Cotswolds (John Donald, 1990).
  • Gaelic Scotland: the transformation of a culture region (Routledge, 1988).
  • The Highland Communities of Dundee and Perth 1797-1891: a study in the social history of migrant Highlanders (Abertay Historical Society Publication, 1986).
  • Gaelic in Scotland 1698 to 1891: the geographical history of a language (John Donald, 1984).

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