Eugen Wirth (1925-2012) - Geographer of the Oriental City in North Africa and the Near East

<div>The article is a personal review of the scientific work of Eugen Wirth. It briefly&nbsp;highlights the essential aspects of the role&nbsp;of Eugen Wirth in the German community&nbsp;of geographers during the last decades&nbsp;of the 20th century. The text focuses on&nb...

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Published in:Middle East - Topics & Arguments
Main Author: Escher, Anton
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2019
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Summary:<div>The article is a personal review of the scientific work of Eugen Wirth. It briefly&nbsp;highlights the essential aspects of the role&nbsp;of Eugen Wirth in the German community&nbsp;of geographers during the last decades&nbsp;of the 20th century. The text focuses on&nbsp;his scientific work concerning the&nbsp;“Oriental City”. Eugen Wirth’s publications on the&nbsp;<em>Oriental City</em>&nbsp;consist of&nbsp;empirical work and mapping in innumerous old quarters of Islamic cities. Also, this</div> <div>close-up documents his influence on scientists in various disciplines, not only&nbsp;geographers.</div>
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/meta.2019.12.7940