Author:Halford John Mackinder

Halford John Mackinder

English geographer, considered one of the founders of geopolitics. Helped found the Geographical Association and the London School of Economics; director of the LSE 1903-1908; MP for Glasgow Camlachie 1910-1922

Halford John Mackinder




  • "On the Scope and Methods of Geography On the Scope and Methods of Geography," Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography, New Monthly Series, Vol. 9, No. 3 (Mar., 1887), pp. 141–174.
  • "Modern Geography, German and English," The Geographical Journal, Vol. 6, No. 4 (October, 1895), pp. 367-379.
  • "A Journey to the Summit of Mount Kenya, British East Africa", The Geographical Journal, Vol. 15, No. 5 (May, 1900), pp. 453–476.
  • "The geographical pivot of history". The Geographical Journal, 1904, 23, pp. 421–37
  • "Man-Power as a Measure of National and Imperial Strength", National and English Review, XIV, 1905.
  • "Geography and History", The Times. 9 February 1905.
  • "The Teaching of Geography and History as a Combined Subject," The Geographical Teacher Vol. 7, No. 1 (Spring, 1913), pp. 4-19

As editorEdit

  • The Regions of the World series
    • Britain And The British Seas by Mackinder [1]
    • Western Europe And The Mediterranean by Elisée Reclus
    • Central Europe by Joseph Partsch [2]
    • Scandinavia And The Arctic Region by Clements R. Markham
    • The Russian Empire by Prince Kropotkin
    • The Nearer East by D. G. Hogarth [3]
    • Africa by J. Scott Keltie
    • India by Thomas Holdich
    • The Farther East by Archibald Little [4]
    • North America by Israel C. Russell
    • South America by John C. Branner
    • Australasia and Antarctica by H. O. Forbes

Works about this authorEdit


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