By Robert Larkin,Gary Peters
This biographical dictionary presents sketches of seventy- seven individuals--explorers, writers, and scholars--from Aristotle to David W. Harvey, who made major contributions to the improvement of the self-discipline of geography. The paintings examines a move component of geographers from a number of subfields in the self-discipline, from historic to modern.
Each access examines the profession and influence of the person after which offers chosen bibliographies of works by means of and in regards to the individual. The paintings comprises inner cross-referencing, and the total quantity concludes with appendices directory the participants chronologically in addition to by means of kingdom of start. It has a basic topic index and crucial reference fabric for most of the people and scholars searching for info on key figures and a historical past to the discipline.
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Biographical Dictionary of Geography by Robert Larkin,Gary Peters