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Achille Loria's Influence on American Economic Thought: including his contributions to the Frontier Hypothesis. In Turner and Beard: American Historical Writing Reconsidered. Westport, CN: Greenwood, 2-40. Bergevin, J. 1992. Determinisme et geographie. Herodote, Strabon, Albert le Grand, et Sebastian Miinster. Sainte-Foy: Presses de l'Universite Laval. Billington, R. A. 1971. The Genesis of the Frontier Thesis. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library. 28 MARK BASSIN Brzezinski, Z. 1997. The Grand Chessboard.
99). The critical characteristic in Russia's natural milieu which worked to shape the country's development, Plekhanov argued, was the basic physiographic formation upon which this development took place, namely the Great Russian plain. Ancient Slavic tribes had emerged from the south-west onto this expansive stretch of territory in the early centuries of the Christian era, and it was subsequently to serve as the principal geographic arena for the development of the Russian state and nation. Plekhanov asserted that it was in the monotonous and overwhelming uniformity of this vast and sparsely inhabited landmass that the ultimate source of Russia's retarded development and endemic backwardness must be sought.
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A Companion to Political Geography (Blackwell Companions to Geography) by John A. Agnew, Katharyne Mitchell, Gerard Toal