Anarchy, Geography, Modernity: Selected Writings of Elisee Reclus

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Kindle Edition Anarchy, Geography, Modernity: Selected Writings of Elisee Reclus Free Kindle ↠´ Élisée Reclus lis e Reclus, also known as Jacques lis e Reclus, was a renowned French geographer, writer and anarchist He produced his 19 volume masterwork La Nouvelle G ographie universelle, la terre et les hommes Universal Geography , over a period of nearly 20 years 1875 1894 In 1892 he was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal of the Paris Geographical Society for this work, despite his having been banished from France because of his political activism.Reclus was the second son of a Protestant pastor and his wife From the family of fourteen children, several, including his brother and fellow geographer On sime Reclus, went on to achieve renown either as men of letters, politicians or members of the learned professions.Reclus began his education in Rhenish Prussia, and continued higher studies at the Protestant college of Montauban He completed his studies at University of Berlin, where he followed a long course of geography under Carl Ritter.Withdrawing from France because of political events of December 1851, he spent the next six years 1852 1857 traveling and working in Great Britain, the United States, Central America, and Colombia Arriving in Louisiana in 1853, Reclus worked for about two and a half years as a tutor to the children of Septime and F licit Fortier at their plantation F licit , located about 50 miles upriver from New Orleans He recounted his passage through the Mississippi river delta and impressions of antebellum New Orleans and the state in Fragment d un voyage Louisiane, published in 1855.On his return to Paris, Reclus contributed to the Revue des deux mondes, the Tour du monde and other periodicals, a large number of articles embodying the results of his geographical work Among other works of this period was the short book Histoire d un ruisseau, in which he traced the development of a great river from source to mouth From 1867 1868 he published La Terre description des ph nom nes de la vie du globe in two volumes.During the 1870 siege of Paris, Reclus shared in the aerostatic operations conducted by F lix Nadar, and also served in the National Guard As a member of the Association Nationale des Travailleurs, he published a hostile manifesto against the government of Versailles in support of the Paris Commune of 1871 in the Cri du Peuple.Continuing to serve in the National Guard, now in open revolt, Reclus was taken prisoner on April 5, and on November 16 was sentenced to deportation for life Because of intervention by supporters from England, the sentence was commuted in January 1872 to perpetual banishment from France.After a short visit to Italy, Reclus settled at Clarens, Switzerland, where he resumed his literary labours and produced Histoire d une montagne, a companion to Histoire d un ruisseau There he wrote nearly the whole of his work, La Nouvelle G ographie universelle, la terre et les hommes, an examination of every continent and country in terms of the effects that geographic features like rivers and mountains had on human populations and vice versa, This compilation was profusely illustrated with maps, plans, and engravings It was awarded the gold medal of the Paris Geographical Society in 1892 An English edition appeared simultaneously, also in 19 volumes, the first four by E G Ravenstein, the rest by A.H Keane Reclus s writings were characterized by extreme accuracy and brilliant exposition, which gave them permanent literary and scientific value.


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