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By comparing the facts of the different regions by using the same typological grid, geographical differences are immediately seen, and areal differentiation shines by its own light. More broadly, this regionalist perspective represented a shift in the economic geographical discourse, changing the object of enquiry. Let me explore that discourse by briefly discussing the work of Richard Hartshorne (1899±1992), an American geographer who perhaps more than any other geographer is associated with the regionalist perspective.