Essentials of World Regional Geography / Edition 2by Christopher L. Salter, Hobbs, Joseph J. Hobbs, Jesse H. Wheeler, J. Trenton Kostbade
Pub. Date: 09/28/1997
Publisher: Saunders College Publishing
By constructing a story of contemporary concerns and historical themes, with the help of numerous maps and illustrative photographs, the text serves as a guide to understanding the complex and demanding world in which today's students will play out their lives and influence the world of their children's lives as well. This edition of the ESSENTIALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY is dedicated to the college students of the United States who are growing up in a world that knows ever more regional conflict.
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Table of ContentsPART I: PERSPECTIVES AND ISSUES IN WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY. 1. Seeing the World Through a Geographer's Eyes. 2. Physical and Human Processes That Shape World Regions. PART II: EUROPE. 3. A Geographic Profile of Europe. 4. West Central Europe's Growing Global Momentum. 5. Europe: The North, the South, the East. PART III: RUSSIA AND THE NEAR ABROAD. 6. A Geographic Profile of Russia and the Near Abroad. 7. Fragmentation and Redevelopment in Russia and the Near Abroad. PART IV: THE MIDDLE EAST. 8. A Geographic Profile of the Middle East. 9. The Middle Eastern Countries: Modern Struggles in an Ancient Land. PART V: MONSOON ASIA. 10. A Geographic Profile of Monsoon Asia. 11. Complex and Populous Asia. 12. The Tigers and Tribulations of Southeast Asia. 13. China: Enormous Ambition, Enormous Struggle. 14. Japan and the Koreas: Adversity and Prosperity in the Western Pacific. PART VI: THE PACIFIC WORLD. 15. A Geographic Profile of the Pacific World. 16. Prosperous, Remote Australia and New Zealand. PART VII: AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA. 17. A Geographic Profile of Africa South of the Sahara. 18. The Assets and Afflictions of Countries South of the Sahara. PART VIII: LATIN AMERICA. 19. A Geographic Profile of Latin America. 20. The Varied Worlds of Middle America. 21. South America: A Giant Coming Awake. Part 9: Anglo America. 22. A Geographic Profile of North America. 23. The Regional Mosaic of Canada. 24. The United States: A Landscape Transformed. References and Readings. Glossary. Place-Name Pronunciation Guide. Index.
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