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Geography and the Study of Foreign Affairs

Geographical problems often arise in the study of foreign affairs. What are the most useful maps and atlases? How should place names be spelled? What are the best books or articles on the geography of particular regions? The following conspectus is intended to suggest ways in which the more usual questions of this nature may be answered.

I. Bibliographical Aids

BIBLIOGRAPHIE GÉOGRAPHIQUE INTERNATIONALE. Paris: Colin.

An annual published with the coöperation of geographical societies and institutions in the United States, Great Britain and other countries. It succeeds the bibliographies formerly published as supplements to the Annales de Géographie. The whole series covers the period since 1891.

GEOGRAPHISCHES JAHRBUCH. Gotha: Perthes.

Published annually since 1866.

RECENT GEOGRAPHICAL LITERATURE, MAPS, AND PHOTOGRAPHS. Supplement to The Geographical Journal Containing Additions to the Society's Collections. . . . London: Royal Geographical Society.

Published semi-annually since 1918. Prior to 1918 these lists were printed in The Geographical Journal. An alphabetical "Index to Supplements to The Geographical Journal" for the years 1918-1932 was published by the Society in 1936.

GUIDE TO REFERENCE BOOKS. BY I. G. MUDGE. 6th edit. Chicago: American Library Association, 1936, 504 p.

AIDS TO GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH: BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND PERIODICALS. BY J. K. WRIGHT. New York: American Geographical Society, 1923, 243 p.

A HANDBOOK FOR GEOGRAPHY TEACHERS. BY D. M. FORSAITH. London: Methuen, 1932, 336 p.

EINFÜHRUNG IN DIE GEOGRAPHISCHEN LITERATUR: EIN WEGWEISER FÜR ANFÄNGER. BY KURT HASSERT. Dresden: Zahn und Jaensch, 1932, 89 p. (Dresdner Geographische Studien, Heft 3.)

FOREIGN AFFAIRS BIBLIOGRAPHY: A SELECTED AND ANNOTATED LIST OF BOOKS ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, 1919-1932. BY W. L. LANGER AND H. F. ARMSTRONG. New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 1933, 551 p.

THE NEW WORLD: PROBLEMS IN POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY. BY ISAIAH BOWMAN. 4th edit. Yonkers-on-Hudson, N. Y.: World Book Co., 1928, 803 p.

"RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY." BY RICHARD HARTSHORNE. American Political Science Review, Vol. XXIX, 1935, pp. 758-804, 943-966.

In the annual and semi-annual bibliographies listed above, as well as in the bibliographies contained in the periodicals mentioned in the following section, are to be found classified references not

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