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The Mountain as Object of Knowledge

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 1 introduces the scholarly modalities for constructing the category of the mountain in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and the paradigms that gradually became associated with it. It ... More


Mountain Geography

Donald A. Friend

in Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233923
eISBN:
9780191917707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233923.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

The raw facts alone make mountains worthy of geographic interest: mountains constitute 25 per cent of the earth’s surface; they are home to 26 per cent of the world’s populace; and generate 32 per ... More


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