Statistics do sweat: Situated messiness and spatial science
journal contributionposted on 27.07.2020, 12:41 authored by Michiel Van-Meeteren
The information, practices and views in this article are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). © 2019 Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers). David Livingstone's The Geographical Tradition remains a landmark in geographic historiography. This commentary argues that Livingstone contravened his own methodology when discussing geography's spatial science era. After situating the book in its own spatiotemporal context, I suggest elements that could enrich a contemporary account of the spatial science era sensitive to Livingstone's methodological approach.
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