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CONTENTS:- Vol.1: Preface; 1. Development of Humanity; 2. Indian School; 3. Roman School; 4. Greek School; 5. Arab School; 6. Traveller's Contribution; 7. Modern School; 8. Different Interpretations; 9. Human Orientation; 10. Historical Backdrop;
Vol.2: Preface; 1. Primitive Man; 2. Human Effect; 3. Aspects of Duality; 4. Determinating Factors; 5. New Trends; 6. Significance of Models; 7. Concept of Region;
Geography has a longer genealogy than any other science. In the ancient period, geography grew out of explorations, mapping of the areas known an speculation about the material collected. Through the development, difusion and spread of geographical knowledge durin prehistoric periods, can not be ascertained. However there is a consesus that all civilization contributed to the development of geographical concepts. The present work on geographical thought is encyclopaedic nature encompassing all relevant information on the theme. Supported by facts ad figures derived from various authoritative sources, this will prove a veritable mine of information to one and all concerned.