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Scientist or institution: Santaló i Parvorell, Miquel
Repository institution: Arxiu Municipal de Girona
Keywords: Geography
Period covered: 1910-1982
Additional information:

(Source: Municipal Archives of Girona). Miquel Santalo and Parvorell (Vilaür, 1887 - Guadalajara, Mexico, 1962). Educator, and political geographer. Professor of geography at the Ecole Normale de Girona in 1923 was elected to the Commonwealth. Participated in the founding of the Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and was appointed delegate to Girona. He was mayor of Girona (1931-33), member of courts (1931, 1933, 1936) and minister of communications of the first government of Lerroux (1933). Between 1933 and 1934 was the first director of the Generalitat of Catalonia. In 1939, following the civil war, went into exile in France, and in 1942 in Mexico, where he worked as a professor and continued his work as a geographer. Oversees UTEHA encyclopedic dictionary. He published, among others, which can make the fear Magisterio culture (1916), the materialistic interpretation of history (1918), The Selva: For the study of Catalonia (1923), A practical lesson in geography (1925 ) and the current state of teaching geography in Spain and appropriate reforms (1927).


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Approximate volume: 0,35 ml