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Ron Johnston

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264904

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.001.0001

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Robert Arthur Donkin 1928–2006

Robert Arthur Donkin 1928–2006

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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X


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Robin Donkin was an exceptional scholar in the field of historical geography, particularly concerning Latin America and the domestication of plants and animals globally. His early research was on the effect of the Cistercians on medieval landscape, and he held posts at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Brimingham. Donkin then lectured in Latin American geography at the University of Cambridge. He was a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge and was elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in 1985. Obituary by Alan R. H. Baker FBA.

Keywords:   obituary, Robin Donkin, Robert Donkin, British Academy, historical geography, Jesus College Cambridge, Alan Baker

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