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Douglas Wilson Johnson
Douglas Wilson Johnson

A Forgotten Member of the Royal Serbian Academy of Sciences

Author(s): Dragoljub Živojinović
Subject(s): Diplomatic history, Political history, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919)
Published by: Balkanološki institut - Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti
Keywords: Douglas Wilson Johnson;Royal Serbian Academy of Sciences;1919 Paris Peace Conference;border issues;Kingdom of Serbs;Croats and Slovenes;

Summary/Abstract: The paper presents a little-known foreign member of the Royal Serbian Academy of Sciences, the American geomorphologist Douglas Wilson Johnson (1876–1944), his role as an expert on border delimitation issues in support of the claims of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes at the Peace Conference in Paris in 1919, his collaboration with Yugoslav experts, notably Jovan Cvijić, and his election to the Royal Serbian Academy of Sciences shortly after the First World War

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: XLVIII
  • Page Range: 219-228
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English