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Principes de géographie Humaine. Publies d'apres les manuscrits de l'auteur par Emmanuel De Martonne.

by La Blanche, P. Vidal De

Condition: Very Good /No Jacket


Paris: Libraire Armand Colin. 1922. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. vii, 327 pp, avertissement, Introduction: Sens et objet de la geographie humaine; Premiere Partie. La Repartition des hommes sur le globe: I. Vue d'ensemble; II. Formation de densite; III. Les grandes agglomerations humaines: Afrique et Asie; IV. L'agglomeration europeenne; V. Regions mediterraneennes; VI. Conclusions: Resultats et contigences. Deuxieme Partie. Les Formes de Civilisation: I. Les groupements et les millieux; II. Les instruments et le materiel; III. Les moyens de mourriture; IV. Les materiaux de construction; V. Les etablissements humains; VI. L'evolution des civilisations. Troisieme Partie. La Circulation: I. Les moyens de transport; II. La route; III. Les Chemins de fer; IV. La mer. Fragments: I. Formation de races; II. La diffusion des inventions; III. Genres de vie et domaines de civilization; IV. La ville; index alphabetique des auteurs cites; index alphabetique des matieres; Table des planches hors texte avec 2 cartes in noir et 4 cartes en couliur hors texte. Paul Vidal de La Blache, (1845-1918), French geographer who had a profound influence on the development of modern geography. Vidal’s life study of the interrelations of people’s activities and their physical environment made him the founder of French human geography. He held that the role of people is not passive, since within limits they can modify their environment to advance their own ends. Many of Vidal’s papers were collected in Principes de géographie humaine, 1922. Owner's ex libris plate on front pastedown and imbossed stamp with owner's name on prelim. Light edge wear with age- toned prelims and textblock edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon half-leather with marble paper-covered boards, raised bands with gilt lettering to spine, and decorative endpapers.

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