Re-reading Outline for Field Work in Geography by Wellington D. Jones and Carl O. Sauer

Davide Papotti

Abstract


Carl Otwin Sauer (1889-1975) was one of the leading figures in American geography in the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Montana in December 1889, and got his university degree at Central Wesleyan College in 1908. He also studied in Württemburg and at the University of Chicago, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1915, with a thesis on the geography of the Ozark highlands (Missouri). In the same year he obtained his first academic appointment at the University of Michigan. In 1923 he moved to the University of California at Berkeley, where he was appointed dean of the Department of Geography.

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