- Overview of the history of geography; - Readings on the major books of geography: Alexander von Humboldt?, Alfred Wegener, Carl Ritter, Paul Vidal de la Blache, Ellen Churchill Semple?Ellen Churchill Semple, William Morris Davis, Georges Perkins Marsh as well as more contemporary authors. - Presentation of one author and discussion of its contribution to geography.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
|1||This course aims at discovering the history of thoughts in geography through major books that have influenced the discipline.|
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Basic courses in physical and human geography.
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