The Geography of North America

The Geography of North America : Environment, Political Economy, and Culture

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For undergraduate courses in regional geography of the United States and Canada, History of North America, or general education social science or multicultural intro-level courses. This text presents a new and exciting way to teach about the U.S., Canada, and Greenland. While the material is grounded in and structured around traditional concepts and themes, the authors use engaging examples to illustrate key concepts -- including popular culture, sports, music, and travel. Their unique approach gives students an accessible understanding of various regions of the continent (and Hawai'i and Greenland). It's also a "must read" for any student planning a road trip!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 216 x 278 x 16mm | 1,061.4g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0130097276
  • 9780130097279
  • 1,997,041

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. North America's Environmental Setting 3. Historical Settlement of North America 4. North American Political Economy 5. The Atlantic Periphery 6. Quebec 7. Megalopolis 8. The Great Lakes and Corn Belt 9. The Inland South 10. The Coastal South 11. The Great Plains 12. The Rocky Mountains 13. Intermontane West 14. MexAmerica 15. California 16. The Pacific Northwest 17. Hawai'i and the Pacific Islands 18. The Far North 19. The Future of North Americashow more

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