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Modern geography

Pinkerton, John

Modern geography

a description of the empires, kingdoms, states, and colonies with the oceans, seas, and isles in all parts of the world, including the most recent discoveries, and political alterations, digested on a new plan

by Pinkerton, John

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Published by J. Conrad in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Pinkerton ; astronomical introd. by the Rev. S. Vince ... the article America, corrected and considerably enlarged, by Dr. Barton
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 62959
    ContributionsVince, Samuel, 1749-1821, Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14448945M

    Carl Ritter — the leading German geographer adopted the anthropocentric approach and introduced geographical determinism in the early 19th century. The book contains Modern geography book three hundred pages of information, 2-D illustrations, photographs, and animated graphics organized into ten chapters. Alexander von Humboldt was offered a position in the Mexican cabinet but he refused. At the end of each chapter, visitors can find review questions, a quiz, an overview of important terms and concepts. OCLC: records one copy of this edition. The origin of the scientific determinism lies in the work of Charles Darwin, whose book on Origin of Species influenced many geographers.

    However, he still believed that the Earth was a flat disk, as did many of his contemporaries. The foundations of geography can be traced to the ancient cultures, such as the ancient, medieval, and early modern Chinese. She produced a large number of future geographers. OCLC: records one copy of this edition.

    OCLC: records one copy of this edition. Greek and Roman scholars were the first to explain the physical Modern geography book and character traits of various people and their culture with reference to the influence of natural conditions. He often combined astronomical readings and mathematical equations, in order to develop methods of pin-pointing locations by recording degrees of latitude and longitude. Woinarski, B. In the history of geographical concepts, there have been various approaches and schools of thought to study man and nature interaction.


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