Albert Demangeon

Demangeon, Albert

 

Born June 13, 1872, in Gaillon, Eure Department; died July 25, 1940, in Paris. French geographer; an exponent of the French school of “human geography.” Professor at the University of Paris (beginning in 1911) and the University of Lille (from 1905 to 1911).

Demangeon was one of the editors of the Geographic Chronicle and the head of the geography section at the A. Collin publishing house in Paris. His main works deal with general questions of the geography, rural settlement patterns, and economic geography of France, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.

WORKS

La Plaine Picarde. Paris, 1905.
Le Déclin de l’Europe. Paris, 1920.
L’Empire Britannique. Paris, 1923.
Les lies Britanniques. Paris, 1927 (Géographie universelle, published under the direction of P. Vidal de la Blache and L. Gallois, vol. 1.)
Belgique, Pays-Bas, Luxembourg. Paris, 1927. (Géographic universelle, vol. 2.)
La France économique et humaine, vols 1–2. Paris, 1946–48. (Géographie universelle, vol. 6.)
Le Rhin: Problémes d’histoire et d’économie. Paris, 1935.
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Publications like Febvre and Bloch's correspondence, edited by Bertrand Muller (Bloch and Febvre, 1994), show the networks of personal contacts that linked the Annales d'histoire economique et sociale with the Annales de Geographie, particularly through Bloch and Febvre's friendship with geographers like Albert Demangeon and Jules Sion.
Clout H, 2003a, "In the shadow of Vidal de la Blache: letters to Albert Demangeon and the social dynamics of French geography in the early twentieth century" Journal of Historical Geography 29 336-355
Wolff D, 2005 Albert Demangeon (1872-1940): De l'ecole communale a la chaire en Sorbonne, l'itineraire d'un geographe moderne PhD dissertation, Department of Geography, University of Paris 1
2) Paris, Bibliotheque Mazarine, Fonds Perpillou-Demangeon, Henri Berr to Albert Demangeon, 10 August 1905.
Os avancos obtidos por Vidal de La Blache, no que tange ao conceito de meio, foram objeto de sistematizacao por parte de um seus mais destacados discipulos: Albert Demangeon.
7 A sistematizacao que Albert Demangeon fez do objeto da Geografia, que seria o estudo dos agrupamentos humanos com o meio geografico, apesar de importante guia metodologico, encontra certas dificuldades justamente no que tange a definicao do conceito de meio.
En este programa de economia Hirschman recuerda con particular interes el curso de geografia economica trabajado por su maestro Albert Demangeon.