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By Hayden Lorimer,Charles W. J. Withers

Geographers: Biobibliographical reports, quantity 35 comprises seven essays discussing the contribution made to geography by way of 11 geographers. the themes contain: 3 British figures, Francis Rennell Rodd (1895-1978) professional at the Sahara; David Harris (1930-2013), a geographer with archaeological pursuits; and William Gordon East, historic geographer (1902-1998); a Spanish city pupil, Enric Martin (1928-2012); Mauricio de Almeida Abreu (1948-2011), a Brazilian city and historic geographer; and essays on French geographers, one on Jacques Levainville (1869-1932), the opposite an cutting edge prosopographical essay on 5 French authors all for the enormous Vidalian Geographie Universelle of the early twentieth century. In those reports, geography's overseas dimensions are illuminated and the subject's shiny historical past proven to be the results of devoted endeavours within the box, within the lecture room and in print.

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