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Carl Ritter

(1779—1859)


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(1779 –1859)

Considered, with Alexander von Humboldt, to be the founder of modern geography. Ritter pioneered the study of the spatial patterns of human behavior—a subject that would become the ...

Subjects: Social Sciences.


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