(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2011)

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Pierre Deffontaines, 1894-1978

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Pierre Deffontaines developed his interest in geography through a youthful fascination with maps and the countryside. He was captivated by human geography s taught and written about by Jean Brunhes. Deffontaines presented his doctoral thesis on the regional geography of the Garonne valley, and then occupied teaching positions at the Catholic University in Lille, and at universities in Brazil and Quebec. He was also the long-serving director of the French Institute in Barcelona. He was a prolific author, and edited the "Géographie humaine" series for the Gallimard publishing house. - (HC)


Article of periodic

published at : Geographers. Biobibliographical studies / ISSN 0308-6992

Editor : Mansell, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1977)

Millesime : 2011, vol. 30 [pp. 175-197]



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