|Born||31 October 1935|
Gillingham, Kent, England
|Alma mater||St John's College, Cambridge|
|Known for||Marxist geography, quantitative revolution in geography, critical geography, economic anthropology, political anthropology, right to the city, time space compression, accumulation by dispossession|
|Fields||Anthropology, geography, political economy, social theory|
|Institutions||City University of New York|
|Thesis||Aspects of agricultural and rural change in Kent, 1800–1900 (1961)|
|Influences||Marx, Darwin, Freud, Nietzsche, Lefebvre, Williams, Engels, Bookchin, Gramsci, Radhakrishnan|
|Influenced||Neil Smith, Andy Merrifield, Erik Swyngedouw, Miguel Robles-Durán, the development of Marxist geography, critical geography and human geography as well as anthropology as disciplines|
David W. Harvey FBA (born 31 October 1935) is a British-born Marxist economic geographer. He is a professor of anthropology and geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). He is known for his support of the idea of the right to the city.
In 2007, Harvey was listed as the 18th most-cited author of books in the humanities and social sciences in that year.
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- "Most cited authors of books in the humanities, 2007" (PDF). Times Higher Education (THE). 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2017-10-10.