Places, authorship, authority: retrospection of fieldwork.

J. Western

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Drawing on his experience in studying the 'outcast' people of Cape Town, South Africa, the author puts forward the proposition that places are human inventions. They are 'authored'. The various methods used to portray the reality of Cape Town, as it is experienced by its inhabitants, are outlined.-J.Sheail

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-37
Number of pages15
JournalPublication Series - University of Waterloo, Department of Geography,
StatePublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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