[Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Emeritus John M. Hunter talks about his research done in Africa].

Peter Limb, Michigan State University Librarian and Africana Bibliographer introduces David Robinson, University Distinguished Professor of History and David Wiley, Director of the MSU African Studies Center who both interview John M. Hunter, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography....

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Corporate Authors: Michigan State University. African Studies Center
Vincent Voice Library
Other Authors: Hunter, John M. (John Melton), 1928-2016 (Interviewee)
Limb, Peter (Interviewer)
Robinson, David, 1938- (Interviewer)
Wiley, David, 1935- (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2003]
Series:African studies interview series (Michigan State University. Libraries)
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Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (95 min., 5 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
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Peter Limb, Michigan State University Librarian and Africana Bibliographer introduces David Robinson, University Distinguished Professor of History and David Wiley, Director of the MSU African Studies Center who both interview John M. Hunter, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography. Hunter tells of his field research in the Gold Coast, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambia, and Nigeria in the mid-1950s, while serving as an MSU professor abroad. He also discusses the census mapping model he developed and used in Ghana in 1960, which was funded by UNESCO and became a model used in many African countries. Other topics covered include medical geography, socio-economic geography, river blindness, schistosomiasis, elephantiasis, guinea worm disease and seasonal hunger.
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Interview was done as an initiative of the Michigan State University Libraries and Michigan State University African Studies Center and recorded by the Vincent Voice Library.
Electronic resource.
Call Number:Voice 14593
Playing Time:01:35:05
System Details:Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Interviewed on May 19, 2003.