The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Engelbrecht, Theodor Heinrich

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ENGELBRECHT, Theodor Heinrich, German geographer: b. Obendeich, Schleswig-Holstein, 1853. He acquired his education at the universities of Leipzig and Strassburg, and in 1911 received the honorary degree of doctor from the University of Breslau. In 1895 he became a member of the Free Conservative party in the House of Deputies. His works include ‘Die Landbauzonen der aussertropischen Länder’ (3 vols., 1899), a valuable work on the study of agriculture in Europe; 'Die geographische Verteilung der Getreidepreise' (2 vols., 1908), the first volume dealing with the United States, the second with India; ‘Bodenbau und Viehstand in Schleswig-Holstein’ (1905).