Human Geography

Human Geography : Cultures, Connections, and Landscapes

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Stressing the dynamism of modern geography, this book studies the distributing populations and activities, and the interrelationships among people and regions. Geographical, socioeconomical and cultural interdependencies are highlighted.show more

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  • Hardback | 532 pages
  • 285.75 x 285.75 x 19.05mm | 1,406.13g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131212788
  • 9780131212787

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter ends with a Summary, Key Terms, Questions for Investigation and Discussion, and Additional Reading. Also some chapters conclude with Focus Boxes and Geographic Reasoning Boxes.)1. The Background to Human Geography. 2. Cultures and the Transformation of Landscapes. 3. Cultural Diffusion. 4. Human Population: The Distribution and the Pattern of Increase. 5. Human Migration. 6. Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry. 7. The Geography of Language. 8. The Geography of Religion. 9. Cities and Urbanization. 10. A World of Nation-States. 11. World Mineral, Energy, and Water Resources. 12. National Paths to Economic Growth. 13. International Organization: Regional Organizations and Global Coordination. Epilogue: Protecting the Global Environment. Appendix: Map Projections. Glossary. Index.show more

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