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Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 35 includes seven essays discussing the contribution made to geography by eleven geographers. The subjects include: three British figures, Francis Rennell Rodd (1895-1978) expert on the Sahara; David Harris (1930-2013), a geographer with archaeological interests; and W Gordon East, historical geographer (1902-1998); a Spanish urban scholar, Enric Martin (1928-2012); Mauricio de Almeida Abreu (1948-2011), a Brazilian urban and historical geographer; and two essays on French geographers, one on Jacques Levainville (1869-1932), the other an innovative prosopographical essay on five French authors involved in the monumental Vidalian 'Geographie Universelle' of the early twentieth century. In these studies, geography's international dimensions are illuminated, and the subject's vibrant history shown to be the result of committed endeavours in the field, in the classroom, and in print.
Number of Pages: 196
Genre: History, Science
Series Title: Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Volume number: 35
Street Date: September 22, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-2090
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