Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context / Edition 5

Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context / Edition 5

by Paul L. Knox, Sallie A. Marston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321633105

ISBN-13: 9780321633101

Pub. Date: 07/28/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Designed to help readers truly understand places and to cultivate a life-long geographical imagination, this innovative introduction to human geography gives readers access to the latest ideas, concepts, and theories while concurrently developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals. Its exciting contemporary approach gives people and places meaning by…  See more details below

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Designed to help readers truly understand places and to cultivate a life-long geographical imagination, this innovative introduction to human geography gives readers access to the latest ideas, concepts, and theories while concurrently developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals. Its exciting contemporary approach gives people and places meaning by covering compelling topics that integrate today's local, regional, and global perspectives. It provides not only a body of knowledge about places and regions, but also a deep understanding of the interdependence of places and regions in a globalizing world. Hundreds of maps and special boxes bring topics to life and show how and why specific geographic perspectives are important. Geography Matters. The Changing Global Context. Geographies of Population. Nature and Society. Cultural Geographies. Interpreting Places and Landscapes. The Geography of Economic Development. Agriculture and Food Production. The Politics of Territory and Space. Urbanization. City Spaces: Urban Structure. Future Geographies. For anyone wanting an introduction to human geography.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321633101
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Series:
Books a la Carte Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.80(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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