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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.
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