(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

James Mavor : forerunner in Canadian geography

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Dept. of Geography, York Univ., Toronto, CANADA


James Mavor, professor of political economy in the University of Toronto from 1892 to 1923, made path-breaking contributions to Canadian geography in four areas: producing a comprehensive regional report on north-west Canada (including an original map of ethnic distribution); introducing economic geography into the Toronto political economy curriculum; preparing analytical economic/social geography chapters on Canada for the Oxford Survey of the British Empire; and presenting illuminating ideas on immigration. The pioneering work described here is largely unrecognized, in part because Mavor was overshadowed by his Toronto successor, Harold Innis


Article of periodic

published at : Canadian geographer / ISSN 0008-3658 / CODEN CNGGAR

Editor : Canadian Association of Geographers, Toronto - CANADA (1950)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 58, no3 [pp. 377-]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 4 ill.



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