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World Regional Geography : A Development Approach,9780138574000
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World Regional Geography : A Development Approach

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780138574000

ISBN10:
0138574006
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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Summary

This introduction to world geography explores our increasing interdependent world from a development perspective. This perspective provides a framework for understanding the increasing commercial, cultural, political, and economic intersection between cultures and regions, and helps students understand how these global intersections affect our local environment.

Table of Contents

Part One Basic Concepts and Ideas 1(90)
David L. Clawson
James S. Fisher
1 Geography: An Exciting Discipline
2(15)
2 People and Resources
17(16)
3 Physical and Cultural Components of the Human Environment
33(27)
4 More Developed and Less Developed Countries: An Overview
60(31)
Part Two Anglo America 91(66)
James S. Fisher
5 Anglo America: The Bases for Development
92(28)
6 Anglo America: Economic Growth and Transformation
120(20)
7 Anglo America: Problems in a Developed Realm
140(17)
Part Three Western Europe 157(62)
Louis De Vorsey, Jr.
8 Western Europe: A Varied Home for Humanity
158(13)
9 Western Europe: Landscapes of Development
171(21)
10 Western Europe: Old Nations Meeting Modern Challenges
192(27)
Part Four Eastern Europe, Russia, and the Eurasian States of the Former Soviet Union 219(70)
Roger L. Thiede
11 Eastern Europe: The Land Between
220(23)
12 Russia and the Eurasian States of the Former Soviet Union: Land and People
243(22)
13 Russia and the Eurasian States of the Former Soviet Union: Economic Activity
265(24)
Part Five Australia/New Zealand and Japan 289(42)
Jack F. Williams
14 Australia and New Zealand: Isolation and Space
290(14)
15 Japan: The Economic Giant
304(27)
Part Six Monsoon Asia 331(100)
Christopher A. Airriess
16 Monsoon Asia: An Introduction
332(13)
17 China and its Pacific Rim Neighbors
345(30)
18 Southeast Asia: Unity in Diversity
375(21)
19 South Asia: The Past in the Present
396(35)
Part Seven The Middle East and North Africa 431(62)
Douglas L. Johnson
20 The Middle East and North Africa: Physical and Cultural Environments
432(19)
21 The Mediterranean Crescent
451(22)
22 The Gulf States
473(20)
Part Eight Africa South of the Sahara 493(74)
Samuel Aryeetey-Attoh
23 Africa South of the Sahara: Legacy of Continuity and Change
494(29)
24 West, Central, and East Africa: Diversity in Development
523(23)
25 Southern Africa: Development in Transition
546(21)
Part Nine Latin America 567
David L. Clawson
26 Latin America's Heritage: Foundations and Processes of Change
568(20)
27 Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean: Lands of Contrasts
588(20)
28 South America: Regions of Uneven Development
608


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