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Biographical Dictionary of Geography free pdf This biographical dictionary provides sketches of 77 individuals - explorers, writers, and scholars - from Aristotle to David W. Harvey, who made significant contributions to the development of the discipline of geography. The work examines a cross section of geographers from a variety of subfields within the discipline, from ancient to modern. Each entry examines the career and impact of the individual and then provides selected bibliographies of works by and about the person. The work contains internal cross-referencing, and the entire volume concludes with appendices listing the individuals chronologically as well as by country of birth. It has a general subject index. It aims to provide useful reference material for the general public, and students looking for information on key figures and a background to the discipline.

About Robert P. Larkin

ROBERT P. LARKIN is Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. GARY L. PETERS is Professor of Geography at California State University, Long Beach. Among their earlier publications are the Dictionary of Concepts in Human Geography and the Dictionary of Concepts in Physical Geography (Greenwood Press, 1983 and 1988, respectively).

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Author : Robert P. Larkin
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 January 1993
ISBN : 0313276226
EAN : 9780313276224
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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