9780131756953

Globalization and Diversity : Geography of a Changing World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131756953

  • ISBN10:

    0131756958

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Globalization and Diversityis an exciting contemporary approach to World Regional Geography that explicitly acknowledges the geographic changes that accompany today's rapid rate of globalization.Organizes each regional chapter into five thematic sections: Environmental Geography; Population and Settlement; Cultural Coherence and Diversity; Geopolitical Framework; Economic and Social Development. Features approximately 15 standardized maps in each regional chapter, including achapter-opening mapwith countries and place names; aphysical map,showing landforms hydrology, and tectonic boundaries; aclimate map,with climograph call-outs giving temperature and precipitation data for specific cities; a"transformation of the Earth" mapwith call-outs to environmental issues and solutions within the region; apopulation mapfor the region; amap of regional languages; ageopolitical mapwith call-outs to current issues and tensions.For anyone interested in learning more about world geography.

Table of Contents

Globalization and Diversity
The Changing Global Environment
North America
Latin America
The Caribbean
Sub-Saharan Africa
Southwest Asia and North Africa
Europe
The Russian Domain
Central Asia
East Asia
South Asia
Southeast Asia
Australia and Oceania
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