|About the author|
Majid Husain is former Professor and Head, Department of Geography and has authored and edited over 48 books and more than 100 research papers. Some of his well-known and popular books include the first Human and Economic Geography for NCERT, Evolution of Geographical Thought, Fundamentals of Physical Geography, Human Geography, World Geography, Models in Geography, Systematic Agricultural Geography etc. He has been fellow & President of the Indian National Cartography Association (1992)and the editor of its journal The INCA (1986). He has also been the Vice-President of the International Association of Landscape Ecology for two terms (1982-1990). He has travelled widely all over the world. Many of his books have been translated into Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali and Urdu. He is presently training aspirants for the civil services examination in his favourite subject of geography at Civil India, Delhi.