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David Lowenthal addresses AAG Annual Meeting

Leads Plenary session on Geography and Humanities Interactions

David Lowenthal addresses AAG Annual Meeting

On April 13 the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Seattle featured a special plenary presentation by David Lowenthal entitled, From Scientism to Humanism: Geography and the Two Cultures. His presentation was part of a special track of sessions addressing interactions between geography and the humanities.

In the Conference announcement, David was decribed as a towering figure in geography who had influenced humanistic research on landscape tastes and perceptions, the relationships between history and cultural heritage, the history of geographic thought, and the conservation movement.

See: http://www.aag.org/cs/annualmeeting/tracks/geohumanities


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