Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 15

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Geoffrey Martin
Bloomsbury Publishing, Dec 14, 2015 - Science - 160 pages
Geographers is an annual collection of studies on individuals who have made major contributions to the development of geography and geographical thought. Subjects are drawn from all periods and from all parts of the world, and include famous names as well as those less well known, including explorers, independent thinkers and scholars. Each paper describes the geographer's education, life and work and discusses their influence and spread of academic ideas. Each study includes a select bibliography and a brief chronology. The work includes a general index, and a cumulative index of geographers listed in volumes published to date. Published under the auspices of the International Geographical Union.

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Introduction Geoffrey J Martin
James Dwight Dana 18131895 Patrick Armstrong
Ryuziro Isida 19041979 Keiichi Takeuchi
Marco Polo 12541324 William L Thomas
Charles Wilkes 17981877 C I Jackson

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About the author (2015)

Geoffrey Martin is Distinguished Professor Emeritus (Geography)at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, and Archivist of the Association of American Geographers.

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