Category Archives: Clarence J. Glacken

Michael Watts interviewed by Stuart Elden for Society and Space

There is a long interview I conducted with Michael Watts (University of California, Berkeley) available open access at the Society & Space open site. We talk about, among other things – his first book Silent Violence (recently available in a new edition); … Continue reading

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Gerry Kearns reviews The Birth of Territory – and a minor note on ‘land’

Gerry Kearns has written a review of The Birth of Territory for Society and Space. My sincere thanks to Gerry, and Veronica della Dora, who commissioned the review. The review is available open access, so I won’t quote from it here. It’s a … Continue reading

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Geographers on Leibniz – a question

Posted in Clarence J. Glacken, David Harvey, David N. Livingstone, Doreen Massey, Gilles Deleuze, Gottfried Leibniz | 9 Comments

Glacken on the History of Ideas

A historian of ideas must go where his nose leads him, and it often leads him into chilly but not inhospitable regions whose borders are patrolled by men who know every square foot of it. Although I can lay no … Continue reading

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