9780131414914

Human Geography : Places and Regions In Global Context

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131414914

  • ISBN10:

    0131414917

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/1997
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
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Summary

This exciting contemporary approach to human geography covers compelling topics that integrate today's local, regional and global perspectives. It provides not only a body of knowledge about places and regions, but also an understanding of the interdependence of places and regions in a globalizing world. This book has been designed to be intellectually empowering and capable of cultivating a life-long geographical imagination.

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Geography Mattersp. 1
The Changing Global Contextp. 51
Geographies of Populationp. 97
Nature, Society, and Technologyp. 147
Mapping Cultural Identitiesp. 189
Interpreting Places and Landscapesp. 231
The Geography of Economic Developmentp. 269
Agriculture and Food Productionp. 317
The Politics of Territory and Spacep. 357
Urbanizationp. 407
City Spaces: Urban Structurep. 441
Future Geographiesp. 493
Glossaryp. G-1
Creditsp. C-1
Indexp. I-1
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