The Geographical Review

The Geographical Review is a scholarly publication devoted to geography. The Geographical Review publishes authoritative articles on all aspects of geography. In addition, The Geographical Review includes reviews of recent books, monographs, and atlases in geography and related fields.

Articles from Vol. 87, No. 2, April

Counterhegemonic Discourses and the Internet
Judging from the number of hours that the average person watches television, it seems that the public' is electronically engaged. The electronic world, however, is by no means fully established, and it is time to take advantage of the fluidity through...
Cyberspace and Virtual Places
A vocabulary of place - the nouns room, hall, highway, and frontier; verbs such as dwell, enter, inhabit, surf, and build - is increasingly employed to describe new communications media and their use. This trend encompasses a range of media, from television...
Electronic Communication and Environmental Policy in Russia and Estonia
On 11 January 1996 Russia and Estonia signed a policy agreement that expresses commitment to improved joint management of Peipsi-Chudskoye Lake, a water body that constitutes a substantial portion of the boundary between these two countries (Trumbull...
Introduction: Cyberspace and Geographical Space
There can only be disaster arising from unawareness of the causalities and effects inherent in our own technologies. - Marshall McLuhan, The Gutenberg Galaxy, 1962 Any technology sufficiently advanced is indistinguishable from magic. - Arthur...
Politics and Media Richness in World Wide Web Representations of the Former Yugoslavia
Until the rapid expansion of the World Wide Web in the mid-1990s, cyberspace was a world of words, not images. Servers were filled with data files and text reports that could be retrieved, but only through a process too formidable for the casual user....
Small States and Cyberboosterism
As documents become more flexible, richer in multimedia content, and less tethered to paper, the ways in which people collaborate and communicate will become richer and less tied to location. - Bill Gates, The Road Ahead, 1995 States on the world...
The Cyberspace "War of Ink and Internet" in Chiapas, Mexico
On the first day of January 1994 the Ejercito Zapatista de la Liberacion Nacional (EZLN, or Zapatistas), composed mainly of Mayan Indians, burst onto the world scene when it occupied seven towns in the Mexican state of Chiapas, among them San Cristobal...
The Emerging Geographies of Virtual Worlds
Virtual reality (VR) is creating new worlds. "Virtual reality" commonly has three components: a computer system that lets the user interact with a virtual space; the virtual world itself, a computer-generated 3-D visual or audiovisual environment either...
The Sacred, the Regional, and the Digital
There is a line among the fragments of the Greek poet Archilochus which says: "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." . . . [T]he words mark one of the deepest differences which divide writers and thinkers, and, it may be,...
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