George Chisholm (geographer)

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This article is about the British Geographer. For the musician, see George Chisholm (musician).

George Chisholm (1850–1930) was a British geographer. He authored the first English-language textbook on economic geography: Handbook on Commercial Geography (1889). It was later revised by Kenneth Stamp. (ISBN 0-582-30015-0). He authored a review of Friedrich Naumann's Pan-German work on Central Europe which appeared in The Scottish Geographical Magazine issue 33, which condemned the aggressively militaristic overtones of Naumann's nationalistic work.

In 1917, he was awarded the Charles P. Daly Medal of the American Geographical Society.

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