de Blij, Harm J(an)
DE BLIJ, Harm J(an)
DE BLIJ, Harm J(an). American (born Netherlands), b. 1935. Genres: Environmental sciences/Ecology, Geography. Career: Michigan State University, E. Lansing, African Studies Center, professor and associate director, 1961-69, distinguished professor of geography, 1999-; University of Miami, professor of geography, 1969-94; Association of American Geographers, councillor, 1970-72, secretary, 1972-75; National Geographic Research, ed., 1984-90; ABC Television, geography correspondent, 1989-96; Georgetown University, distinguished professor, 1989-94; NBC Television, geography analyst, 1996-98. Publications: Africa South, 1962; Dar es Salaam: A Study in Urban Geography, 1963; A Geography of Subsaharan Africa, 1964; Systematic Political Geography, 1967, 4th ed. 1988; Mombasa: An African City, 1968; Geography: Regions and Concepts, 1971, 9th ed., 2000; Essentials of Geography, 1973; Man Shapes the Earth, 1974; (with D. Greenland) The Earth in Profile: A Physical Geography, 1977; (with A.C.G. Best) African Survey, 1977; Human Geography: Culture, Society, and Space, 1977, 6th ed., 1999; The Earth: A Topical Geography, 1980, 4th ed., 1995; (with E.B. Martin) African Perspectives, 1981; Wine: A Geographic Appreciation, 1983; Wine Regions of the Southern Hemisphere, 1985; World Geography, 1989; Physical Geography of the Global Environment, 1991; (with P.O. Muller) Nature on the Rampage, 1994; Harm de Blij's Geography Book, 1995; Wartime Encounter with Geography, 2000. Address: PO Box 608, Boca Grande, FL 33921, U.S.A.