Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
- 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.|
Basic courses in physical and human geography.
- Jared Diamond: De l’inégalité parmi les sociétés (2007, Folio essais, Paris) et Effondrement. Comment les sociétés décident de leur disparition ou de leur survie, Collection NRF Essais
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