Building Geographic Literacy: An Interactive Approach / Edition 6

Building Geographic Literacy: An Interactive Approach / Edition 6

by Charles A. Stansfield
     
 

This versatile book/interactive workbook enables readers to learn place geography – and, as they learn, to reinforce and apply that knowledge by constructing thematic maps which convey physical, economic, cultural, or political characteristics of places. Completely updates demographic and economic data; includesthe latest data illustrating

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Overview

This versatile book/interactive workbook enables readers to learn place geography – and, as they learn, to reinforce and apply that knowledge by constructing thematic maps which convey physical, economic, cultural, or political characteristics of places. Completely updates demographic and economic data; includesthe latest data illustrating new global trends in declining birth rates, labor migration, and rising incomes. Provides extensivecoverage of the AIDS/HIV crisis in sub-Saharan Africa. Includes location analyses of Disney Theme Parks in California, Florida, Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong. A useful reference for anyone who wants to increase their knowledge of place geography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132300971
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Please note this Table of Contents is from the fifth edition of Building Geographic Literacy.

Preface

1. The Significance of Place

2. The Frame of Reference: Earth’s Location Grid, Time Zones, and the International Date Line

3. Lands and Seas

4. The United States and Canada

5. Europe

6. Russia, Transcaucasia, and Central Asia: A Region in Transformation

7. Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands

8. East Asia

9. South Asia

10. Southeast Asia

11. Africa South of the Sahara

12. The Middle East and North Africa

13. Latin America

Appendices

Index

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