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9781572300484

Political Geography of the United States

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  • ISBN13:

    9781572300484

  • ISBN10:

    1572300485

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-04-05
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
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Summary

This text applies fundamental questions of the field of political geography to the United States. It explores the geography of America's political history, with specific geographical questions, and explores topics which include the origins and growth of the US, presidential politics, the role of the state and its local governments, and the relationship between the United States and the world as a whole.

Author Biography

Fred M. Shelley is Associate Professor of Geography and Planning at Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos.

Clark J. Archer is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Fiona M. Davidson is Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

Stanley D. Brunn is Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky, Lexington.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Building the Foundations
The United States in the Nineteenth Century
America in Transition
State and Local Political Geography
Representation and Gerrymandering
America and the World
After the Cold War
Presidential Politics in Historical and Geographical Perspective
Political Geography of the Twenty-First Century
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