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Simon Rycroft
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography (Geography)
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Selected publications

Article

Rycroft, Simon (2016) John Latham’s cosmos and mid-century representation. Visual Culture in Britain, 17 (1). pp. 99-119. ISSN 1471-4787

Rycroft, Simon (2013) Lightshows and the cultural politics of light: mid-century cosmologies. The Sixties, 6 (1). pp. 45-64. ISSN 1754-1328

Rycroft, Simon (2012) Art and micro-cosmos: kinetic art and mid-20th century cosmology. Cultural Geographies, 19 (4). pp. 447-467. ISSN 1474-4740

Rycroft, Simon and Jenness, Roger (2012) J.B. Priestley: Bradford and a provincial narrative of England, 1913–1933. Social and Cultural Geography, 13 (8). pp. 957-976. ISSN 1464-9365

Rycroft, Simon (2010) [Review] Denis Cosgrove (2008) Geography and vision: seeing, imagining and representing the world. Progress in Human Geography, 34 (2). pp. 270-271. ISSN 0309-1325

Rycroft, Simon (2007) Towards an historical geography of nonrepresentation: making the countercultural subject in the 1960s. Social and Cultural Geography, 8 (4). pp. 615-633. ISSN 1464-9365

Rycroft, Simon (2005) The nature of Op Art: Bridget Riley and the art of nonrepresentation. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 23 (3). pp. 351-371. ISSN 0263-7758

Rycroft, Simon (2003) Mapping underground London: the cultural politics of nature, technology and humanity. Cultural Geographies, 10 (1). pp. 84-111. ISSN 0967-4608

Rycroft, Simon (2002) The geographies of Swinging London. Journal of Historical Geography, 28 (4). pp. 566-588. ISSN 0305-7488

Cosgrove, Denis, Roscoe, Barbara and Rycroft, Simon (1996) Landscape and Identity at Ladybower Reservoir and Rutland Water. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 21 (3). pp. 534-551. ISSN 0029-2754

Rycroft, Simon and Cosgrove, Denis (1995) Mapping the Modern Nation: Dudley Stamp and the Land Utilisation Survey of Britain. History Workshop Journal, 40 (1). pp. 91-105. ISSN 0309-2984

Daniels, Stephen and Rycroft, Simon (1993) Mapping the Modern City: Alan Sillitoe's Nottingham Novels. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 18 (4). pp. 460-480. ISSN 0020-2754

Book

Rycroft, Simon (2011) Swinging city: a cultural geography of London 1950-1974. Re-materialising cultural geography . Ashgate. ISBN 9780754648307

Book Section

Rycroft, Simon (2009) Social and cultural geography, cultural politics. In: Kitchin, Rob and Thrift, Nigel (eds.) International encyclopaedia of human geography. Elsevier Science. ISBN 9780080449111

Rycroft, Simon (1998) Global undergrounds: the cultural politics of sound and light in Los Angeles 1965-75. In: Leyshon, Andrew, Matless, David and Revill, George (eds.) The place of music. Mappings: society, theory, space . Guilford Press, pp. 222-248. ISBN 9781572303140

Rycroft, Simon (1996) Access and alignment: a passport to Rutlandshire. In: Watkins, Charles (ed.) Rights of way: culture, policy, management. Rural studies . Continuum International Publishing, pp. 129-141. ISBN 9781855673908