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[ index ] AAAS, Eighth American Scientific Congress, 96 AAG. See Association of American Geographers Aboriginal Population of Northwestern Mexico (Sauer), 89 academia: Berkeley and freedom in, 175; presentism and positivism, 133, 139, 143; progressivism, 149–50; Sauer’s critique of, 143–44, 147–48; Sauer’s disenchantment with, 152–53, 158; Sauer’s isolation from, 140–41, 172; specialization, 26, 65, 147. See also interdisciplinarity; and specific disci­ plines and universities Ackerman, Edward A., 133, 134, 136 Acosta, José de, 202–3n27 Adams, Brooks, 149 Adams, Henry Carter, 149, 159 “Age and Area of American Cultivated Plants” (Sauer), 169 “Agency of Man on the Earth, The” (Sauer), 158–60, 168 Agricultural Origins and Dispersals (Sauer), 126–28, 166, 168 agricultural practices: cotton and tobacco, 105–7; crop diversity, 115–16, 119–21; farms follow forest myth, 50–51; federal agronomists’ disregard of indigenous tradition, 152–53; government neglect of, 57; hill vs. valley (Illinois), 44; Mexican land reform, 86; origins and dispersals, 126–28, 166, 168; post-WWI farming collapse, 49, 53; Sauer’s critique of, 93–96; South America, 113; stump-clearing costs, 192n37; technology and, 163; uniformity, 181. See also environmental degradation; plants; soils Air Force Academy, Board of Visitors, 102 Alabama: soil erosion, 106 Alaska: prehistoric settlements in, 125, 204n51 Albers, Joseph, 150 Alexander von Humboldt Medal (Berlin ), 166 Alsberg, Carl L., 92, 130 Amazonian Institute (Quito), 113 “American Agricultural Origins” (Sauer), 91–92 American Geographical Society, 32, 35, 121, 178 American Philosophical Society, 113, 178 Americas: human origins, 115, 121–26, 202–3n27; indigenous population, 88–89; Sauer on early Europeans in, 234 Index Americas (continued) 171–74. See also paleogeography of man; and specific countries and U.S. states Anderson, Edgar, 116–18, 119, 156, 202n8; Plants, Man, and Life, 202n16 Ann Arbor, Michigan: mentioned, 141; move to, 31–32; Sauer’s dislike of, 52. See also University of Michigan Anthropogeographie (Ratzel), 23, 79 anthropology, 72, 79–80, 99, 100, 130, 143 anti-Catholicism, 57–58 anti-German and German-American prejudices (WWI): campaign against Sauer, 37, 40, 41–42; long-term effects on Sauer, 54, 57, 68, 71, 147 anti-Semitism, 68–70 archaeology: Clovis man dating, 122, 125, 203n28; human origins in Americas , 126; plant materials as calendric artifacts, 91–93; prehistoric Mexican culture, 78; radiocarbon dating, 125– 26, 168; Sauer’s contributions to Latin American, 87–88; Sauer’s revision of early human timeline, 121–23, 124– 26; search for Pueblo connections, 80–82; Solutrean comparisons, 124– 25, 126. See also paleogeography of man archival research: accounts of plants, 92; maize origins, 118–19; Mexico, 77, 83–89; soil erosion, 103. See also fieldwork archives, 74, 77, 83, 85–86 Arizona: defense and cultivation practices, 81–82; difficulties of field research in, 63; Guadalajara connection to Tucson, 87–88; pueblos of, 80. See also Navajo-Hopi Reservation Art Institute of Chicago, 28 Aschmann, Homer, 167 Association of American Geographers (AAG): contacts, 32; decline of antiGerman attitudes, 43; Hartshorne’s book published by, 195n66; Sauer as president of, 61, 72–74, 140, 174, 178; Sauer’s absence from, 101–2, 140–41 Atlantic crossings, pre-Columbian, 172–73 atomic weapons and nuclear waste, 156, 162, 163, 182 Atwood, Wallace W., 30, 32, 90, 141, 190n53 Ausdeutschtum (German cultural areas overseas), 68 Austin, Daniel F., 172 Austria: retirement travel to, 166 Aztatlán culture (Mexico), 81, 87–89 Babcock, Ernest, 117–18 Bader, Carl G., 14 Baja California: fieldwork difficulties, 63; interdisciplinary research in, 123–25; mentioned, 78, 197n29 Baker, Oliver E., 205–6n35 Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley, xv, xvi, 132–33, 177 Banner (Warrenton, Missouri, newspaper ), 27–28, 53 Barrows, David P., 55 Barrows, Harlan H.: guides Sauer, 29, 35–36; Illinois River survey, 25; mentioned , 20, 42, 90; Sauer as research assistant, 22, 188n20; Sauer’s view of, 141 Bartz, Fritz, 70 “Basin and Range Forms in the Chiri­ cahua Area” (Sauer), 63 Bates, Marston, 156, 157 beans (Phaseolous), 93, 115–16 Index 235 Bennett, Hugh Hammond, 102 Berkeley, Calif.: hippie counterculture, 150, 173; move to, 52–54; pleasures of, 132–33. See also University of California , Berkeley Bever, Michael R., 204n51 Black Mountain College (North Carolina ), 150–52 Boas, Franz, 69, 79 Bohemian Club (San Francisco), 178 Bolton, Herbert E., 56, 64–65, 79, 109, 130 Bonn, Moritz Julius, 68 Borah, Woodrow, 89, 108 Boulding, Kenneth, 157–58 Bowman, Isaiah: American Geographical Society director, 35, 51; Johns Hopkins University president, 132; mentioned, 70, 133, 190n59, 204n11; National Research Council chairman , 102, 103...

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9780813935775
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2014-07-09
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English
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