The Geography of North America: Environment, Political Economy, and Culture / Edition 1

The Geography of North America: Environment, Political Economy, and Culture / Edition 1

by Susan W. Hardwick, Fred M. Shelley, Donald G. Holtgrieve
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130097276

ISBN-13: 9780130097279

Pub. Date: 08/20/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book explores the geography of North America, using engaging examples to understand the cultures of Canada, the U.S., and Greenland. Helps readers understand the physical geography and environmental constraints and opportunities that underlie human settlement in comparative regions of North America. Conveys a sense of place, focusing on the

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This book explores the geography of North America, using engaging examples to understand the cultures of Canada, the U.S., and Greenland. Helps readers understand the physical geography and environmental constraints and opportunities that underlie human settlement in comparative regions of North America. Conveys a sense of place, focusing on the richness of North American cultures, peoples, and places throughout with discussions of topics such as pop culture, music, foods, sports, and other topics of interest to help define and explain each region. Offers a superior, reader-friendly cartography program. For anyone interested in learning more about Canada, the U.S., and Greenland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130097279
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/20/2007
Series:
Geos: the Pearson Custom Library for Geography and Geology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.21(h) x 0.75(d)

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 America

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