9780130097279

The Geography of North America Environment, Political Economy, and Culture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130097279

  • ISBN10:

    0130097276

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/6/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This book explores the geography of North America, using engaging examples to understand the cultures of Canada, the U.S., and Greenland.Helps readers understand the physical geography and environmental constraints and opportunities that underlie human settlement in comparative regions of North America. Conveys a sense of place, focusing on the richness of North American cultures, peoples, and places throughout with discussions of topics such as pop culture, music, foods, sports, and other topics of interest to help define and explain each region. Offers a superior, reader-friendly cartography program. For anyone interested in learning more about Canada, the U.S., and Greenland.

Table of Contents

Introduction
North Americarsquo;s Environmental Setting
Historical Settlement of North America
North American Political Economy
The Atlantic Periphery
Quebec
Megalopolis
The Great Lakes and Corn Belt
The Inland South
The Coastal South
The Great Plains
The Rocky Mountains
Intermontane West
MexAmerica
California
The Pacific Northwest
Hawairsquo;i and the Pacific Islands
The Far North
The Future of North America
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