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Published: 02 April 2015

1,240 Pages | with 80 illustrations


ISBN: 9780195336023

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American Geography and Geographers

Toward Geographical Science

Geoffrey J. Martin

  • The most authoritative study to date on the origin and formation of American Geography by its leading historian.
  • Exhaustively researched and documented from primary sources.
  • An invaluable resource to understand the animating issues of American Geography, and those scientists and leaders who originated, promoted, and defended them.
  • Informed by research in over 150 archives in the United States and internationally.
  • Enriched by the author 's long-standing professional relations with leaders in American Geography.
  • Author is the official archivist of the Association of American Geographers, an archive he co-founded nearly 30 years ago.