Re-reading The Geographical Study of Population Groups by M. Aurousseau

Maristella Bergaglio


The pages that follow are taken from anarticle published in 1923 in the GeographicalReview, the official journal of the AmericanGeographical Association. The author, MarcelAurousseau, was born in Australia in 1891 andwas a geographer and geologist. He wrote hismost important geographical papers onpopulation problems and settlements between1920 and 1924, when he worked at theGeophysical Laboratory of the CarnegieInstitution in Washington DC. and for theAmerican Geographical Society of New York.


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Trewartha G.T., “A Case for Population Geography”, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 43, 2, 1953, pp. 71- 97.

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