Geography provides a unique perspective on the modern American city, as the essays in this issue of the Geographical Review show.
By offering assessments of the social and cultural geography of the modern urban scene, the essays display geographical analysis at its best.
They exemplify the innovative explorations currently under way as geographers practice their craft, as they ask both traditional and unorthodox questions about the surrounding urban scene of daily life. The essays demonstrate some of the ways in which geographers contribute to both academic and informed popular dialogue on the sociocultural evolution of American cities.
Key words: urbanization, urban geography, social and cultural geography, United States cities.
DR. ARREOLA is Professor of Geography at Arizona State University .
DR. WYCKOFF is Professor of Geography in the Department of Earth Science at Montana State University.
To contact the authors:
Prof. Daniel D. Arreola
Department of Geography and Research Associate, Hispanic Research Center
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0104
(406) 994-3331 (office)
(406) 994-6923) (fax)
Professor William Wyckoff, Department of Earth Science, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717-0348, U.S.A.
(406) 994-3331 (office), (406) 994-6923 (fax)
Electronic mail: Arreola -- ATDDA@ASUVM.INRE.ASU.EDU or
Wyckoff -- UESWW@MSU.OSCS.MONTANA.EDU