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HarvardIn the latter half of the 20th century, geography as an academic discipline suffered greatly, especially in American higher education. The reasons for this are undoubtedly many, but the biggest contributor was arguably a decision made at Harvard University in 1948 in which university President James Conant declared geography to be "not a university subject." Geographer Brian Baskerville writes about the end of geography at Harvard.


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