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Political Geography of the United States

Political Geography of the United States

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By (author) Fred M. Shelly, By (author) J. Clark Archer, By (author) Fiona M. Davidson, By (author) Stanley D. Brunn

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  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • Format: Hardback | 364 pages
  • Dimensions: 153mm x 228mm x 23mm | 544g
  • Publication date: 30 June 1996
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1572300477
  • ISBN 13: 9781572300477
  • Illustrations note: maps, figures

Product description

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.

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Author information

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

Building the foundations; territorial expansion; 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 21st century.