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Dr. Philip L. Wagner

Dr. Philip L. Wagner

Major Publications

  1. “Parras: a case history in the depletion of natural resources,” Landscape, volume 5, number 1, Summer 1955, pp. 19-28.

  2. “Aspects of contemporary Ukraine," (editor and contributor). New Haven: Human Relations Area Files, Inc., 1955. xii + 505 pp.

  3. “Aspects of contemporary Belorussia,” (editor and contributor). New Haven: Human Relations Area Files, Inc., 1955. xii + 389 pp.

  4. “Soviet population and nationalities,” Geographical Review, volume XLVI, number 2, April 1956, pp. 269-270.

  5. “The face of the earth,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, volume 47, number 2, June 1957, pp. 191-193.

  6. “New relations of the United States with the U.S.S.R.,” in The United States and the World Today, Clyde F. Kohn, editor. Chicago: Rand-McNally, 1957, pp. 89-98.

  7. “The geographer’s concerns with education,” School Review, Autumn 1957, pp. 270-278.

  8. “A contribution to structural vegetation mapping,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, volume 47, number 4, December 1957, pp. 363-369.

  9. “Remarks of the geography of language,” Geographical Review, volume XLVII, number 1, January 1958, pp. 86-97.

  10. Nicoya: a cultural geography. University of California Publications in Geography, volume 12, number 3. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univer­sity of California Press, 1958, pp. 195-250.

  11. "On classifying economies," in Essays on geography and economic development, Norton S. Ginsbury, editor. University of Chicago, Department of Geography. Research Paper number 62. Chicago: University of Chicago, Department of Geography, 1960. pp. 49--62.

  12. "The path, the road, the highway," Landscape, volume 10, number 1, Fall 1960, pp. 36--40.

  13. "Man and the land in Southern California," Geographical Review, volume L, number 4, October 1960, pp. 582--583.

  14. The human use of the earth. Glencoe, IL: The Free Press, 1960. 270 pp.

  15. “Natural and artificial zonation in a vegetation cover: Chiapas, Mexico,” Geographical Review, volume LII, number 2, April 1962, pp.

  16. Readings in cultural geography. Thirty-five fundamental studies presented, edited, and translated by Philip L. Wagner and Marvin W. Mikesell. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962. xii + 589 pp.

  17. “Indian economic life in Chiapas,” Economic Geography, volume 29, number 2, April 1963, pp. 156-164.

  18. “America emerging,” Landscape, volume 13, number 1, Autumn 1963, pp. 22-26.

  19. “Economias antiguas y moderna en Chiapas,” XXV Congreso Internacional de Americanistas, (Mexico) 1964, Actas y Memorias, tomo 2, pp. 239-243.

  20. “Natural vegetation of Middle America,” in Handbook of Middle American Indians, Robert Wauchope, general editor; volume one, “Natural environment and early cultures,” Robert C. West, volume editor. Austin:University of Texas Press, 1964. Pp. 216-264.

  21. “Soziogeographie,” in Worterbuch der Soziologie, hrsg. Dr. W. Bernsdorf. Stuttgart: F. Enke Verlag, 1965. pp. 179-180.

  22. “Language: whys and wherefores,” Geographical Review, volume LVI, number 2, April 1966, pp. 291-292.

  23. “Culture and geography, U.S.A.,” (guest editorial), Economic Geography, volume 42, number 3, July 1966. n.p.

  24. “A lesser transformation,” Revista geografica, numero 64, junio 1966, pp. 136-139.

  25. “Vida economica de los indigenas,” in Ensayos de antropologia en la zona central de Chiapas, Norman A. McQuown and Julian Pitt-Rivers, editors. Mexico: Instituto Nacional Indigenista, 1970. pp. 309-324.

  26. “The hemisphere revisited,” East Lakes Geographer, volume 6, 1970, pp. 26-36.

  27. Certain portions of Geography, Edward J. Taaffe, editor. NAS-NRC Behavioral and Social Sciences Survey. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1970. xii + 144 pp.

  28. “Latin American vegetation: work by American geographers in the sixties and prospects for the seventies,” in Geographic research in Latin America: benchmark 1970, Barry Lentnek, Robert L. Carmin, and Tom L. Martinson, editors. Proceedings of the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers. Volume I. Muncie, IN: Ball State University, 1971. Pp. 41-46.

  29. “A sense of history,” Proceedings, Association of American Geographers, volume 3, 1971, pp. 178-181.

  30. “Geography as criticism,” in Contemporary geography: Western viewpoints, Roger Leigh, editor. B.C. Geographical Series, number 12. Vancouver: Tantalus, 1972. Pp. 32-37.

  31. Environments and peoples. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1972. 100 pp.

  32. “Cultural landscapes and regions: aspects of communication,” in Man, space, and environment: concepts in contemporary human geography, Paul Ward English and Robert Mayfield, editors. New York: Oxford University Press, 1972. Pp. 55-68.

  33. “Persistence of native settlement in coastal British Columbia,’ in Peoples of the living land, Julian Minghi, editor. B.C. Geographical Series, number 15. Vancouver: Tantalus, 1972. Pp. 13-27.

  34. “Communications and cultural discord: integrating symbols and sanctions,” in Cultural discord in the modern world, L.J. Evenden and F. F. Cunningham, editors. B.C. Geographical Series, number 20. Vancouver: Tantalus, 1974. Pp. 21-30.

  35. El uso humano de la tierra. Spanish translation of item number 14, above, by J. Hernandez Orozco. Coleccion “Nuevo Urbanismo.” Madrid: Instituto de Estudios de Administracion Local, 1974. 360 Pp.

  36. Nicoya: una geografia cultural. Spanish translation of item number 10, above, by Anne Langerak Pater. Revista de la Universidad de Costa Rica, numero extraordinario (78), Julio 1974, Pp. 163-221.

  37. “The themes of cultural geography rethought,” (presidential address) Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, volume 35, 1975. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1975. Pp. 7-15.

  38. “Reflections on a radical geography,’ Antipode, volume 8, number 3, 1976, Pp. 83-85.

  39. “The concept of environmental determinism in cultural evolution,” in Origins of Agriculture, Charles A. Reed, editor. Den Haag: Mouton, I 1977. Pp. 49-74.

  40. “Landschaft: term and concept,” Geographical Review, volume LVII, number 3, October 1977, Pp. 420-422.

  41. “Sport: culture and geography,” in Space and time in geography: essays dedicated to Torsten Hagerstrand. Lund Series in Geography, Series B, Human Geography, number 48. Lund, Sweden: CWI( Gleerup, 1981. Pp. 85-108.

  42. “Supo-tsu to bunka” (Sport and culture), Chi Iki Bunka, Journal of the Society of Area and Culture Studies, Nishinomiya, Japan, number 7, 1980. Nishinomiya: 1982, Pp. 42-51 (in Japanese).

  43. Disaster and reconstruction. The Friuli (Italy) earthquakes of 1976. Translation from the German of Friaul: sozialgeographische Aspekte einer Erdbebenkatastrophe, by Robert Geipel. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1982. xviii + 202 pp.

  44. “Wilhelmy’s geographical appraisal of Maya civilization,” Geographical Review, volume 72, number 2, April 1982, Pp. 223-227.

  45. “Introduction to Ethnic Vancouver,” in Ethnic Vancouver: essays in cultural geography, P.L. Wagner, editor. Simon Fraser University, Department of Geography. Discussion Paper number 16. Vancouver: 1982. Pp. 1-17.

  46. “Ta minzoku to-shi Banku-ba-,” Chiri (journal of the Geographical Society of Japan), volume 28, number 9, September 1983, Pp. 79-85 (in Japanese).

  47. “The geographical significance of language,” in Geolinguistic perspectives. Proceedings of the international conference celebrating the twentiety anniversary of the American Society of Geolinguistics, 1985. Edited by Jesse Levitt, Leonard R.N. Ashley, and Kenneth H. Rogers. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1987. Pp. 51-61.

  48. “Why diffusion?” in Transfer and transformation of ideas and material culture, D. Bruce Dickson and Peter Hugill, editors. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, in press. Pp. 179-193.

  49. “Maurizio’s people,” in Edgar L. Jackson, editor, Current Research by Western Canadian Geographers: The Simon Fraser University Papers, 1987. B.C. Geographical Series, number 45. Vancouver: Tantalus Research Ltd., 1987. Pp. 7-14.

  50. “Language, geography of,” in Gary S. Dunbar, editor, Encyclopedia of modern Geography. An encyclopedic survey. New York: Garland Publishing Company, 1991. P. 103.

  51. “Easy Zs. In hommage to Wilbur Zelinsky”. Names, volume 40, number 4, December 1992. Pp.325-326.

  52. “Foodways: culture and geography,” Western Geography, volume 4, 1994. Pp. 84-93.

  53. “Culture and geography: thirty years of advance,” in Kenneth A. Foote, Peter S. Hugill, Kent Mathewson, and Jonathan Smith, editors, Rereading cultural geography. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994. Pp. 3-8.

  54. (With Torsten Hagerstrand), “Technical and institutional constraints of individual scope,” in Zeit und Wahrheit. Europaeisches Forum Alpbach 1994. Hrsg. Von Heinrich Pfiisterschmid-Hardtenstein. Wien: Iberia Verlag, 1995. Pp. 6 18-625.

  55. Showing off. The Geltung hypothesis. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1966. [xviii +] 158 pp.

  56. “Underdevelopment: culture and geography,” in Sing C. Chew and Robert Denemark, editors, Underdevelopment of development: Essays in honor of Andre Gunder Frank. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications, 1996. Pp. 1-114.

  57. “Pilgrimage: culture and geography.” in Alan Morinis and Robert Stoddard, editors, Sacred places. sacred spaces: the geography of pilgrimages. Geoscience and Man, volume 34. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, Department of Geography and Anthropology, 1997. Pp. 299-323.

  58. “Epilogue: Each particular place: culture and geography,” in Alexander B. Murphy and Douglas Johnson, editors, Cultural encounters with the environment. Enduring and evolving 2eoarauhic themes. Lanhani Mi): Rownian and Littlefield, 2000. Pp. 311-322.

  59. Philip L. Wagner, "Cultura y geografia: uin ensayo reflexivo," BOLETIN DE LA ASOCIACION DE GEOGRAFOS ESPANOLES, numero 34, 2002, Pp.41-50.

  60. Hiroshi Shimazaki and Philip L. Wagner, "Managing pilgrimage, JIMBUN CHIRI [Japanese Journal of Human Geography], 57-2, 2005, pp.69-79.

  61. "Informal remarks: Introducation," in: CARL SAUER ON CULTURE AND LANDSCAPE.  READINGS AND COMMENTARIES,  William M. Denevan and Kent Mathewson, editors.  (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009), pp. 383-389.


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