ellen churchill semple

Encyclopedia

ellen churchill semple

American geographer known for promoting the view that the physical environment determines human history and culture, an idea that provoked much controversy until superseded by later antideterministic approaches

Learn more about Semple, Ellen Churchill with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: ellen anderson gholson glasgow
Next Definition: ellen glasgow
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for ellen churchill semple
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing ellen churchill semple
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature