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American Geography and Geographers [electronic resource]: Toward Geographical Science

Geoffrey Martin
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9780195336023 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • American and German geography ca. 1820s to 1919
  • Geography and the American Normal School
  • Toward the emergence of geography in the universities
  • The physiographic provinces
  • The study of geographical regions
  • The emergence of commercial and economic geography
  • Environmentalism and its varieties
  • The quest for definition ca. 1870-1919
  • The path to war, 1914-1918
  • The path to peace, 1914-1920
  • The millionth map of Hispanic America
  • The pioneer fringe and pioneer belts : toward a science of settlement
  • The ecological tradition in American geography
  • The emergence of a political geography
  • Richard Hartshorne, the nature of geography and perspective on the nature of geography
  • Geography, geographers, and World War II
  • The Association of American Geographers and the American Society for Professional Geographers : schism and rapprochement
  • The quest for definition continued ca. 1920-1970
  • Envoi
  • Appendix: Earliest known (U.S.) college/university courses of their kind.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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