ERIC Number: EJ415695
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Influences on the American Geographer Samuel Griswold Goodrich.
Smith, Ben A.; Vining, James W.
Journal of Social Studies Research, v13 n2 p10-18 Spr 1989
Describes the influences of religion, upbringing, and other scholars on Samuel Griswold Goodrich, an early nineteenth-century U.S. geographer. Discusses Goodrich's contribution to improving early geography textbooks and his pioneering role in book publishing. Notes Goodrich's realism and moral undertones in geography books for children, written under the pseudonym, Peter Parley. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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