The Dawn of Modern Geography

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    THE practical value of scientific geography has, during the last few years, become so evident to all classes, that the number of students of this fascinating subject has increased to an almost incredible extent, and the growing popularity of the Royal Geographical Society is a standing proof of the fact. The men who travel for the sake of duty or pleasure hasten to communicate to this body the results of their notes and observations, and their “papers” or books supply us with details, often most minute, of the remote countries and regions which we have for long considered to be inaccessible.

    The Dawn of Modern Geography.

    By C. R. Beazley. Pp. xvi + 532. (London: Murray, 1897.)

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