By Hayden Lorimer,Charles W. J. Withers

This quantity of Geographers Biobibliographical Studies brings jointly essays on 4 Frenchmen, a Czech, and 3 Englishmen. The lives of our matters expand from the past due Enlightenment and the period of 'polite technology' in Regency Britain to the 1st decade of the twenty first century. those geographers and their stories are associated not just of their neighborhood services - from Brazil, French Indo-China to Scandinavia and South Africa - but additionally by way of their dedication to the improvement of geography as a technological know-how and as a self-discipline. the following, in several settings and at assorted instances, we will see how the lived adventure of geographers' lives formed the contours of the subject.

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