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Krugman, Paul

(Encyclopedia)Krugman, Paul kro͞ogˈmən [key], 1953–, American economist, b. Long Island, N.Y., grad. Yale (B.A., 1974), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph.D., 1977). A founder of the “new trade theory...

geography

(Encyclopedia)geography, the science of place, i.e., the study of the surface of the earth, the location and distribution of its physical and cultural features, the areal patterns or places that they form, and the ...

Massachusetts

(Encyclopedia) CE5 Massachusetts măsəch&oomacr;ˈsĭts, most populous of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by New York (W), Vermont and New Hampshire (N), the Atlantic Ocean (E,...

Malte-Brun, Conrad

(Encyclopedia)Malte-Brun, Conrad kônˈräᵺ mälˈtə-bro͞onˌ, Fr. mältə-brôNˈ [key], 1775–1826, Danish geographer, b. Jutland but later settled in Paris; originally named Malthe Konrad Bruun. He is respo...

Beaujeu-Garnier, Jacqueline

(Encyclopedia)Beaujeu-Garnier, Jacqueline zhäklēnˈ bōzhöˈ-gärnyāˈ [key], 1917–95, French geographer. A professor of geography at the Sorbonne, she was the author of several texts, including Urban Geograp...

Ritter, Karl

(Encyclopedia)Ritter, Karl, 1779–1859, German geographer, a founder of modern human geography. He was a professor of geography at the Univ. of Berlin from 1820. He helped define the scope of geography and its rel...

Vidal de la Blache, Paul

(Encyclopedia)Vidal de la Blache, Paul pōl vēdälˈ də lä bläsh [key], French geographer, 1845–1918, the father of French human geography. He was educated at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris, and had an...

Brunhes, Jean

(Encyclopedia)Brunhes, Jean brün [key], 1869–1932, French geographer. He was a leading exponent of French systematic, as opposed to regional, geography. He studied human artifacts in the context of environment. ...

Blanchard, Raoul

(Encyclopedia)Blanchard, Raoul, 1877–1965, French geographer. He wrote a monograph on Flanders (1906) that earned him the chair of geography at the Univ. of Grenoble, a position he held for 50 years. He establish...
 

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