Johannes Gabriel Gran's career as a geographer spanned the first half of the twentieth century. In the course of his explorations in Central Asia (where his father had served as Lutheran pastor to Siberia's Finnish colony) Gran initially specialized in geomorphology, a highly fashionable branch of science at that time, and one regarded by many as the true calling of the geographer. It was not long, however, before theoretical themes began to emerge in Gran's work. In the 1920s he began to develop a highly original ...

Pure Geography 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801855917