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Maximilien Sorre

Maximilien Sorre (1880-1962), also known as Max Sorre, was a French geographer who, in the first half of the 20th century, was the advocate and developer of the intuitions and orientations proposed by P. Vidal de la Blache. The successive dedications of his works, starting with his thesis in 1913, Les Pyrénées méditerranéennes – Etude […]

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Oikos : residence, Oiken : to inhabit / inhabited, (implied gê) oikoumené : inhabited land Notion relative to the “meaning and object of human geography”, quoting the title of the article of Paul Vidal de la Blache which opens the “Principes de géographie humaine”. The object is the Earth, as the residence of the human […]