Places, authorship, authority: retrospection of fieldwork.

John Charles Western

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Abstract

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)
Title of host publicationPublication Series - University of Waterloo, Department of Geography,
Pages23-37
Number of pages15
Volume25
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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Western, J. C. (1986). Places, authorship, authority: retrospection of fieldwork. In Publication Series - University of Waterloo, Department of Geography, (Vol. 25, pp. 23-37)