Now proudly published by Oxford University Press, Latin America and the Caribbean: Lands and Peoples, Fourth Edition, by David L. Clawson, will be available for use in fall courses. Renowned for its currency, clarity, and rich art and map program, this exceptional text is ideal for courses in the geography of Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Integrating topics from virtually all of the social and physical sciences, it also provides a unique interdisciplinary introduction to the region. Latin America and the Caribbean, Fourth Edition, features a thematic organization that highlights the commonalities within this highly diverse, rapidly changing region. It focuses on comprehension of concepts, patterns, and issues rather than on memorization of facts and figures. Numerous photos, charts, and illustrations help to convey a sense of how people live and give students a feel for the region. Easily accessible to beginning students, the text is also generously documented with scholarly references in order to meet the research needs of advanced undergraduate and graduate students. The individual chapters can be used in their entirety or in part, and in any order.
David L. Clawson is Professor of Geography at the University of New Orleans.
Table of Contents
Chapters 1 and 12 end with Key Terms and Suggested Readings.