ISBN-10:
0631202447
ISBN-13:
9780631202448
Pub. Date:
11/10/1997
Publisher:
Wiley
The State of the Earth: Contemporary Geographic Perspectives / Edition 1

The State of the Earth: Contemporary Geographic Perspectives / Edition 1

by Akin Mabogunje

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631202448
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/10/1997
Series: Contemporary Social Sciences Series
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 6.77(w) x 9.67(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

1. Geographical Thought Through the Ages: Prof. Horacio Capel,Barcelona.

2. Geographical Perspectives: Dr. Peter Gould.

3. Geographical Theories: Reginald G. Golledge.

4. Geographical Methodology: Prof. Alan M. Hay, Sheffield.

5. Human Transformation of the Earth's Surface and the Use (andMisuse) of Natural Resources: Prof. Neil Roberts.

6. Climatic Changes and the Future of the Human Environment: Dr.Vladimir M. Kotlyakov.

7. Environmental Hazards, Natural Disasters and SocietalResponses: Prof. Susan Cutter.

8. The Global Challenge of Migrations and Rising PopulationDensities: Dr. H. Ramachandran, Mussoorie.

9. Market Forces, Cultural Factors and Locational Processes:Prof. David M. Smith.

10. Modes of Production and Areal Differentiation: Prof. MiltonSantos.

11. Transportation, Trade, Tourism and the World Economy System:Prof Gabriel Wachermann.

12. Spatial Financial Flows and the Growth of the ModernIndustrial City: Dr. Nigel Thrift.

13. The Information Revolution and Future Global Geography:Prof. Vladimir Tikunov.

14. Exploration, Mapping and the Modernization of State Power:Dr. Marcelo Escolar.

15. Spatial Planning and National Development: Dr. Maurice Daly,Australia.

16. Core-periphery Relations in the Era of Globalization: BerthaBecker, Rio De Janeiro.

17. Multinational Corporations and the Possible Demise of theNation-state: Prof. Peter Dicken.

18. Geography in the Age of Megacities: Yeu-man Yeung.

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