Dr Denis Shaw BA, PhD

Dr Denis Shaw

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Contact details

Address
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr Shaw is a specialist on the historical geography of Russia with particular reference to the history of geographical and related environmental sciences.

Qualifications

  • BA
  • PhD

Publications

Recent publications

Book

Oldfield, J & Shaw, D 2016, The Development of Russian Environmental Thought: Scientific and Geographical Perspectives on the Natural Environment. Routledge.

Daniels, P, Bradshaw, MJ, Shaw, D & Sidaway, J 2008, An Introduction to Human Geography: Issues for the Twentieth First Century, 3rd Edition. Penman.

Article

Oldfield, JD & Shaw, DJB 2015, 'A Russian geographical tradition? The contested canon of Russian and Soviet geography, 1884ā€“1953', Journal of Historical Geography, vol. 49, pp. 75-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2015.04.015

Oldfield, J & Shaw, D 2015, 'Conceptualizing and utilizing the natural environment: critical reflections from imperial and soviet Russia', Slavonic and East European Review, vol. 93, no. 1, pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.5699/slaveasteurorev2.93.1.0001

Shaw, DJB & Oldfield, J 2015, 'Soviet geographers and the Great Patriotic War, 1941ā€“1945 : Lev Berg and Andrei Grigor'ev', Journal of Historical Geography, vol. 47, pp. 40-49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2014.06.002

Oldfield, JD & Shaw, DJB 2013, 'V.I. Vernadskii and the development of biogeochemical understandings of the biosphere, c.1880sā€“1968', The British Journal for the History of Science, vol. 46, no. 02, pp. 287-310. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007087412000015

Shaw, D 2010, 'Some Eighteenth-Century Russian Perceptions of the Living Environment, Studies in the History of Biology', Russian Academy of Sciences, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 35-50.

Shaw, D & Oldfied, JD 2008, 'Scientific, Institutional and Personal Rivalries among Soviet Geographers in the Late Stalin Era', Europe-Asia Studies, vol. 60, no. 8, pp. 1397-1418. https://doi.org/10.1080/09668130802292218

Chapter

Shaw, D & Bressler, ML 2008, A Geographic Preface. in Understanding Contemporary Russia.

Round, J, Daniels, P, Bradshaw, M, Shaw, D & Sidaway, J 2008, Demographic Transformations. in An Introduction to Human Geography: Issues for the 21st Century.

Shaw, D, Bradshaw, MJ, Shaw, D, Sidaway, J & Shaw, D 2008, Introduction. in An Introduction to Human Geography: Issues for the Twenty First Century, 3rd Edition.

Daniels, P, Bradshaw, MJ, Shaw, D, Sidaway, J & Shaw, D 2008, Pre-Capitalist Worlds. in An Introduction to Human Geography: Issues for the Twenty First Century, 3rd. Edition.

Book/Film/Article review

Shaw, D 2010, 'Ethnic Mapping in Tsarist Russia, ca. 1800-1914', Europe-Asia Studies, vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 867-869.

Shaw, D 2010, 'Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State', History, vol. 95, no. 317, pp. 136-138. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-229X.2009.00476_44.x

Cross, A, Tossi, A & Shaw, D 2008, 'Review of A E Karimov, Dokuda topor i sokha khodil: ocherki istorii zemelinogo i lesnogo kadastra v Rossii XVI-nachala XX veka', Study Group on 18th Century Russia Newsletter, pp. 84-89.

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