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.
About the Author
Patrick H. Armstrong is Adjunct Associate Professor, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia.
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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Giraldus Cambrensis (c.1146-1223) Colin Thomas, University of Ulster
Yi Chung-hwan (1690-1756) Hong-Key Yoon, University of Auckland
Charles Montague Doughty (1843-1926)
Estyn Evans (1905-1986)
Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) Sarah Lumley, University of Western Australia
Ramas IV (1851-68) and Ramas V (1868-1910) Brian Shaw, University of Western Australia
John Septimus Roe
Julian Edmund Tenison Woods (1832-1882) Joe Powell, Monash University