Human Mosaic / Edition 7

Human Mosaic / Edition 7

by Terry G. Jordan
     
 

Authoritative and lucidly written, The Human Mosaic spans the full breadth of traditional human geography while incorporating the best of recent insights from cultural studies. Its distinctive thematic approach (chapters are organized around the themes of culture region, cultural diffusion, cultural ecology, cultural integration, and cultural landscape) lends… See more details below

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Authoritative and lucidly written, The Human Mosaic spans the full breadth of traditional human geography while incorporating the best of recent insights from cultural studies. Its distinctive thematic approach (chapters are organized around the themes of culture region, cultural diffusion, cultural ecology, cultural integration, and cultural landscape) lends coherence to a thoroughly updated text that portrays the cultural geography of the world today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673983961
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.89(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Major World Maps
Preface
About the Authors
1The Nature of Cultural Geography2
2People on the Land36
3The Agricultural World84
4Political Patterns128
5The Mosaic of Languages166
6Religious Realms198
7Folk Geography240
8Popular Culture274
9Ethnic Geography314
10The City in Time and Space350
11The Urban Mosaic406
12Industrial Geography452
13Education and Opportunities in Geography488
Appendix: Using and Interpreting Maps507
Glossary523
Credits537
Index539

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