In the footsteps of Jean Gottmann: From Le Havre to harbors between globalization and the quest for identity

Authors

  • François Gay

Keywords:

Globalization, Identity

Abstract

The author has had a double role as professor (regional and urban geography) and as a specialist of problems of town planning. He was influenced by the thinking of Jean Gottmann. As a teacher he taught first history at Lycée François 1er in Havre (1946-1962), then as professor of Geography in the University of Rouen and visiting professor in various US Universities: Southern Illinois , Arizona State, etc. He has published articles or books on Normandy, Benelux, Italy and the United States. He directed the review Etudes Normandes (1974-2003) and was researcher or consultant on various committees of town planning (Basse Seine, Rouen, Ville Nouvelle-Val de Reuil). 

Published

2003-08-01

How to Cite

Gay, F. (2003). In the footsteps of Jean Gottmann: From Le Havre to harbors between globalization and the quest for identity. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 70(420/421), pp. 170-179. Retrieved from http://ekisticsjournal.org/index.php/journal/article/view/284

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