Exploring Human Geography With Maps / Edition 1

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Overview

You can’t navigate human geography, if you can’t read the maps.

This full-color interactive web based workbook uses cartographic visualization as an approach to using maps as tools for both the exploration and representation of geographic ideas.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780716749172
  • Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
  • Publication date: 11/1/2002
  • Edition description: Workbook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 164
  • Sales rank: 1,178,441
  • Product dimensions: 8.42 (w) x 10.89 (h) x 0.22 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Maps for Human Geography

1.1 Maps and Culture

Chapter 2 Folk Culture / Popular Culture
2.1 Scale and Cultural Evidence
2.2 Putting It All in Perspective
2.3 Folk Cartography

Chapter 3 Religion
3.1 Introducing the Thematic Map
3.2 Adherents, Membership, and Sects
3.3 Maps for Pilgrims

Chapter 4 Language
4.1 Linguistic Regions and Ecology Online
4.2 Locating Vernacular Dialect with the Cartogram
4.3 The Power of Place Names

Chapter 5 Ethnicity
5.1 Census Tools for Mapping Ethnic Diversity
5.2 Hiding and Finding Ethnic Neighborhoods with the Choropleth
5.3 Ethnic Diversity as Cultural Perception

Chapter 6 Politics
6.1 The Politics of Projections
6.2 Evaluating Redistricting Online
6.3 Political Boundaries, Generalization, and Scale

Chapter 7 Population
7.1 Population Indicators I: A Global View
7.2 Population Indicators II: Exploring the Details
7.3 Population Density in the City

Chapter 8 Agriculture
8.1 Agricultural Landscapes from Satellite Imagery
8.2 Diffusion and Differentiation in Agricultural Regions
8.3 Environmental Perception, Agriculturists, and the Map

Chapter 9 Industry
9.1 Exploring Contemporary Industrial Regions
9.2 Industrial Ecology on the Web
9.3 Exploring the Industrial Locations of the Past

Chapter 10 Urbanization
10.1 Urbanization and Population Indicators
10.2 Interpreting Urbanization from Satellite Imagery
10.3 Planning Urbanization

Chapter 11 The Urban Mosaic
11.1 Urban Models in Practice
11.2 Journey-to-Work and Gender
11.3 The Social Structure of the City

Chapter 12 Globalization
12.1 Making Globalization Visible

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