Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context / Edition 6

Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context / Edition 6

by Paul L. Knox, Sallie A. Marston
     
 

Described as “fresh, innovative, and intelligent,” H uman Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context is acclaimed for its modern global approach, conceptual rigor, engaging real-world applications, and stunning visual program. Knox and Marston foster awareness of current issues and developing trends from a geographicSee more details below

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Described as “fresh, innovative, and intelligent,” H uman Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context is acclaimed for its modern global approach, conceptual rigor, engaging real-world applications, and stunning visual program. Knox and Marston foster awareness of current issues and developing trends from a geographic perspective, and provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of human geography.

The authors give meaning to people and places by integrating compelling local, regional, and global viewpoints. By providing access to the latest ideas, concepts, and theories, the text not only builds students’ knowledge about places and regions, but deepens their understanding of the interdependence of places and regions in a globalizing world. The Sixth Edition extends Knox/Marston’s modern approach, while making the book more accessible to a wider audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321769664
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/11/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
141,402
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Ch. 1Geography Matters1
Ch. 2The Changing Global Context51
Ch. 3Geographies of Population97
Ch. 4Nature, Society, and Technology147
Ch. 5Mapping Cultural Identities189
Ch. 6Interpreting Places and Landscapes231
Ch. 7The Geography of Economic Development269
Ch. 8Agriculture and Food Production317
Ch. 9The Politics of Territory and Space357
Ch. 10Urbanization407
Ch. 11City Spaces: Urban Structure441
Ch. 12Future Geographies493
GlossaryG-1
CreditsC-1
IndexI-1

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