Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 34

Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 34

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Overview

Volume 34 of Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies features eight essays that together demonstrate geographers' diverse scholarly engagement with the practise of their subject. There are two physical geographers (a Frenchman and an Englishman, both geomorphologists), a British historical geographer, a French colonial geographer, a Russian explorer-naturalist of Central Asia and Tibet, a British-born but long-time Australian resident and scholar of India, Pakistan, and the Pacific world, an American regionalist and eugenicist, and a Scots-born long-time American resident, one of the world's leading Marxist geographers and urban theorists. Equally but differently committed to geography's many specialisms, these subjects wonderfully illuminate the vibrancy - and the contradictions - behind the living of geographical lives.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474251372
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/22/2015
Series: Geographers
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Hayden Lorimer is Professor of Cultural Geography at the University of Glasgow, UK.

Charles W. J. Withers is Ogilvie Chair of Geography at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

They act as co-editors of Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies on behalf of the Commission on the History of Geography of the International Geographical Union.

Table of Contents

Pierre Birot – Hugh Clout
James Alfred Steers – Michael E. Meadows and Thomas Spencer
Hugh Counsell Prince – Hugh Clout
Maurice Zimmermann – Pascal Clerc
Pyotr Kuz'mich Kozlov – Alexander I. Andreev and Tatiana I. Yusopova
Oskar Hermann Khristian Spate – R. Gerard Ward
Stephen Sargent Visher – Colm Lavery
Neil Smith – Don Mitchell

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