Visualizing Human Geography: At Home in a Diverse World / Edition 1 by Alyson Greiner | 9780471724919 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Visualizing Human Geography: At Home in a Diverse World / Edition 1

Visualizing Human Geography: At Home in a Diverse World / Edition 1

by Alyson Greiner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471724912

ISBN-13: 9780471724919

Pub. Date: 11/09/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Visualizing Human Geography is a comprehensive, modern book for today's human geography course. With current examples, thorough coverage of geographers tools and technology, and a visual design that is accessible without sacrificing content, it is a title that will appeal to a broad range of instructors.

The narrative and concepts are tightly linked to visual

Overview

Visualizing Human Geography is a comprehensive, modern book for today's human geography course. With current examples, thorough coverage of geographers tools and technology, and a visual design that is accessible without sacrificing content, it is a title that will appeal to a broad range of instructors.

The narrative and concepts are tightly linked to visual elements, including practical examples that highlight the relevance of the concepts. Maps are integrated throughout to help reveal patterns or trends. Divergent views and critical thinking are emphasized. Photographs and other visuals are also included to reinforce the concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471724919
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Series:
Visualizing Series, #5
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1 What is Human Geography 2

2 Globalization and Cultural Geography 34

3 Population and Migration 64

4 Geographies of Language 96

5 Geographies of Religion 128

6 Geographies of Identity: Race, Ethnicity, Sexuality, and Gender 160

7 Political Geographies 192

8 Urban Geographies 228

9 Geographies of Development 260

10 Changing Geographies of Industry and Services 294

11 Agricultural Geographies 324

12 Environmental Challenges 354

Appendix A: Understanding Map Projections 387

Appendix B: Answers to Self-Tests 393

Glossary 395

References 405

Credits 415

Index 422

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