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Regional identity and its reflection in Czech human geography = Regionalna identiteta in njen odsev v češki družbeni geografiji

Author(s): Jan Odehnal | Miloslav Šerý

Journal: Dela
ISSN 0354-0596

Issue: 38;
Start page: 25;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: identity | region | historic land | research | perception | Czech Republic

The contribution informs about the phenomenon of regional identity. One is able to seethe importance of the regional identity for example as an useful tool for creating regionalstrategies or as ability to shape the individual’s position in time and space. The issue ofregional identity emerged in Western geography approximately in the 1970s. However, itsposition in Czech human geography is not embedded sufficiently up to now. The main goalof the study is to evaluate the development of the research of regional identity in Czechhuman geography.
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