Articles | Volume 78, issue 1
Theme issue overview
07 Feb 2023
Theme issue overview |  | 07 Feb 2023

Resonanz und Rezeption. Werk und Wirkung Friedrich Ratzels im internationalen Vergleich

Ulrike Jureit and Patricia Chiantera-Stutte

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Cited articles

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The text explains the main topics and conceptual arguments of the theme issue on the diverse reception of Ratzel's spatial theories in Italy, France, Germany and the USA. The focus is both on the different national academic traditions and on an interdisciplinary approach. The work and impact of Friedrich Ratzel between 1880 and 1945 are examined in the perspective of a history of transformation based on the history of knowledge.