Human Geography

Human Geography : Places and Regions in Global Context, Canadian Edition

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For introductory university courses in Human or Introductory Geography found in Geography, Anthropology, or Social Science departments."In order to understand places, they must first be made meaningful to us." Knox/Marston/Nash's exciting contemporary approach to Human Geography gives people and places meaning by covering compelling topics that integrate today's local, regional, and global perspectives. This 1st Canadian Edition provides not only a body of knowledge about places and regions, but also an understanding of the interdependence of places and regions in a globalizing world. The book has been designed to be intellectually empowering and capable of cultivating a life-long geographical imagination. The book provides professors with current materials that will help them place recent world events into geographic, cultural, and historical perspective in their classes. The authors give students access to the latest ideas, concepts, and theories while concurrently developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals. Knox/Marston/Nash's exciting contemporary.
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  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 208.28 x 271.78 x 25.4mm | 1,202.01g
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 0130968862
  • 9780130968869

Table of contents

1. Geography Matters. 2. The Changing Global Context. 3. Geographies of Population. 4. Nature, Society, and Technology. 5. Mapping Cultural Identities. 6. Interpreting Places and Landscapes. 7. Geography of Economics Development. 8. Agriculture and Food Production. 9. The Politics of Territory and Space. 10. Urbanization. 11. City Spaces: Urban Structure. 12. Future Geographies. Index. Glossary.
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