Milton Santos


Born
in Brotas de Macaúbas, Brazil
May 03, 1926

Died
June 24, 2001


Milton Santos was a Brazilian geographer.

Milton changed his world, by studying and teaching, onto an impressive path. He studied and he taught in Europe, America and Africa. He turned the painful exile that the military dictatorship imposed on him for thirteen years into benefits. Milton Santos wrote more than forty books in several languages; his work became a reference for all those who intend to understand in a critical way the current world. He was such an optimistic thinker, before anything else, that he got to distinguish the new from the innovative, concepts that he radically differentiated.

A serious and combative geographer, he didn't spare anyone of severe criticism -- politicians, intellectuals, department friends, and even the mo
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Average rating: 4.02 · 293 ratings · 7 reviews · 28 distinct works
Por uma outra globalização:...

3.97 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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A natureza do espaço

4.51 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Por uma Geografia Nova: Da ...

4.21 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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A urbanização brasileira

3.92 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Metamorfoses do espaço habi...

3.78 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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O Brasil: Território e Soci...

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Pensando o Espaço do Homem

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O Espaço do Cidadão

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Território e sociedade : en...

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4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2000
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Espaço e Método

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1985
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