Geographer, historian and classic French regionalist: The evolution of the writings of Jean Gottmann

Authors

  • Robert A. Harper

Keywords:

Gottmann, Geography, Writings

Abstract

The author, Professor Emeritus of Geography, University of Maryland, College Park, holds four degrees from the University of Chicago and is the recipient of the University's Distinguished Alumnus award. A close associate of Jean Gottmann, he co-edited two volumes - Metropolis on the Move and Since Megalopolis with him. Harper's urban interest primarily concerns cities as central places and city networks. He also edited Modern Metropolitan Systems with Charles Christian. He has keen interest in geographic education. He is past president of the National Council for Geographic Education and recipient of their George J. Miller Award. He has written world geography texts for students from elementary school to college. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Manchester, University of Sydney, University of Durban-Westville, and Peking University.

Published

2003-04-01

How to Cite

Harper, R. A. (2003). Geographer, historian and classic French regionalist: The evolution of the writings of Jean Gottmann. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 70(418/419), pp. 13-18. Retrieved from http://ekisticsjournal.org/index.php/journal/article/view/304

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