The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography / Edition 6

The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography / Edition 6

by Nunley, Robert Edward Nunley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130801801

ISBN-13: 9780130801807

Pub. Date: 09/01/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This mid-edition revision of the seventh edition of The Cultural Landscape has been revised to incorporate the September 11th attack on the United States. The book has an established track record as the leader in the field due to its timeliness and readability. It is widely praised because it is clearly written and organized, up-to-date, and it

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This mid-edition revision of the seventh edition of The Cultural Landscape has been revised to incorporate the September 11th attack on the United States. The book has an established track record as the leader in the field due to its timeliness and readability. It is widely praised because it is clearly written and organized, up-to-date, and it approaches topics in ways that appeal to the majority of readers. This new editon includes topics such as a geographic tools box titled "Aftermath of Terror", a new heading in chapter 6 called "Taliban vs. Western Values" which discusses Islam in the context of extremist positions, and a new Key Issue in Chapter 8 called "Why has terrorism increased?" For readers who want to know morwe about geography and the changing world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130801807
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
About the Authorxvii
1Thinking Geographically1
2Population37
3Migration71
4Folk and Popular Culture103
5Language135
6Religion173
7Ethnicity211
8Political Geography245
9Development281
10Agriculture313
11Industry345
12Services381
13Urban Patterns415
14Resource Issues451
Conclusion: Careers in Geography486
AppendixMap Scale Projections488
Key Terms494
Photo Credits502
Map Index504
Index506

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