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This leading text offers a comprehensive, richly nuanced, and authoritative introduction to European geography. Coverage encompasses the entire region: its physical setting and environment, population and migration, languages and religions, and political organization. Particular attention is given to historic and contemporary features of the diverse urban environments in which most Europeans live, work, and play. Combining vivid description, essential information, and cogent analysis, the text is illustrated with more than 200 photographs and 64 maps. New to this edition: fully updated to reflect ongoing changes in this dynamic region expanded coverage of timely topics such as emissions and energy policy, aging of the population, migration, religiosity and secularization, ethnonationalism, healthcare, popular culture, and the future of the European Union engaging vignettes in every chapter on European places, cultural issues, and daily life over 45 new photographs and maps.
Robert C. Ostergren is Professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has lived, studied, and traveled extensively in Europe, and is the author of many publications about European and North American cultural and historical geography. He is a recipient of his university's Chancellor\u2019s Award for Distinguished Teaching. Mathias Le Boss\u00e9 is Assistant Professor of Geography at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches a variety of courses in human, cultural, and regional geography. As a cultural and political geographer, his main publications so far have dealt with issues of identity, regionalism, and nationalism in the context of European integration.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Europe as a Culture Realm I. People and Environment 2. European Environments 3. Population 4. Human–Environment Interaction II. Culture and Identity 5. Language 6. Religion and Values 7. The Political Landscape III. Towns and Cities 8. Cities and Urban Life to World War I 9. Modern and Postmodern Urbanism IV. Work and Leisure 10. Making a Living 11. Consumption, Leisure, and Popular Culture 12. Epilogue: European Futures