Prof. Ali Tanoğlu has contributed greatly to the development of geography as a science in Turkey through his studies on human geography. This study introduces four of his articles as well as a book chapter on population geography.
Tanoğlu's research on population geography:
The Issue of Farmer Population Density in Turkey, Journal of Turkish Geography, 1945, No. 7-8, pp. 107-118, Ankara.
The Last Migration Movement Of Bulgarian Turks (1950-1951), Istanbul University Faculty of Economics, 1952, No.14, Vol.1-4, pp.129-161, Istanbul.
Distribution of Population In Turkey, Istanbul University Journal of the Institute of Geography, 1959, No. 5, Vol. 10, pp. 1-15, Istanbul.
Population Growth in the World and its Problems, Istanbul University Institute of Geography Journal, 1965, No.8, Vol.15, pp. 40-59, Istanbul.
Human Geography Population and Settlement Volume I, 1966, Istanbul.
These studies constitute the main sources for research in population geography with a focus on the factors that determine the distribution of humans over space. As such, Tanoğlu's geographical point of view, his analytical methods and interpretations have been pointed out in this study.
Keywords: Ali Tanoğlu, Human Geography, Population, Setting.Özlem Sertkaya Doğan