World Regional Geography

ISBN-10: 0716777924
ISBN-13: 9780716777922
Edition: 4th 2008
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Description: Like no other textbook, Pulsipher and Pulsipher's "World Regional Geography" humanizes geographical issues by representing the lives of women, men, and children in various regions of the globe. It makes global patterns of trade and consumption  More...

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List price: $149.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 9/14/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 625
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.652
Language: English

Like no other textbook, Pulsipher and Pulsipher's "World Regional Geography" humanizes geographical issues by representing the lives of women, men, and children in various regions of the globe. It makes global patterns of trade and consumption meaningful for students by gauging their affect on all regions of the world and the daily lives of ordinary people. NEW! MAP BUILDERClick Preview Materials for a demo. Also availableWorld Regional Geography, Fourth Edition without SubregionsSeptember 2007 ((c)2008), paper, 475 pages, 0-7167-8522-6

Brief Table of Contents
Geography: An Exploration of Connections
North America
Middle and South America
Europe
Russia and the Newly Independent States
North Africa and Southwest Asia
Subsaharan Africa
South Asia
East Asia
Southeast Asia
Oceania: Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific
Complete Contents
Geography: An Exploration of Connections
Where is it? Why is it There?
What is Geography?
Geographers' Visual Tools
Longitude and Latitude
Map Projections
The Detective Work of Photo Interpretation
The Region as a Concept
Globalization and Interregional Linkages
India: Hole in the Wall
Cultural and Social Geographic Issues
Ethnicity and Culture-Slippery Concepts
Globalization and Cultural Change
Cultural Markers
Values
Religion and Belief Systems
Language
Material Culture and Technology
Gender Issues
Race
Physical Geography: Perspectives On the Earth
Landforms: The Sculpting of the Earth
Plate Tectonics
Landscape Processes
Climate
Tempreature and Air Pressure
Precipitation
Climate Regions
The Origins of Agriculture: Human Interaction With the Physical Environment
Economic Issues in Geography
Workers in the Global Economy
What is the Economy?
What is the Global Economy?
The Debate over Free Trade and Globalization
Measures of Development
Gross Domestic Product Per Capita
Human Well-Being Measures
Population Patterns
Global Patterns of Population Growth
Local Variations in Populations Density and Growth
Age and Gender Structures
Population Growth Rates and Wealth
Humans and the Environment
Sustainable Development
Sustainable Agriculture
Sustainability and Urbanization
Changing Patterns of Resource Consumption
Global Warming
Political Issues in Geography
Geopolitics
Nations and Borders
International Cooperation
North America
Global Patterns, Local Lives
Themes to Explore in North America
The Geographic Setting
Terms to be Aware of Physical Patterns
Landforms
Climate
Human Patterns Over Time
The Peopling of North America
The European Transformation
Expansion West of the Mississippi
European Settlement and Native Americans
The Changing Social Composition of North America
Population Patterns
Current Geographic Issues
The National and Global Geopolitical Repercussions of the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001
Relationships Between Canada and the United States
Asymmetries
Similarities
Interdependencies
Economic and Political Issues
North America's Changing Agricultural Economy
Changing Transport Networks and the North American Economy
The New Service and Technology Economy
At the Global Scale: Wal-Mart
Globalization and the Economy
Canadian and U.S. Responses to Economic Change
Systems of Government: Shared Ideals, Different Trajectories
Gender in National Politics and Economics
Sociocultural Issues
Urbanization
Immigration
At the Global Scale: Ethnicity in Toronto
Mexico: A Death in the Desert
Race and Ethnicity in North America
Religion
Gender and the American Family
Aging
Environmental Issues
Hazardous Waste
Air Pollution
Loss of Habitat for Plants and Animals
Water Resource Depletion
Measures of Human Well-Being
Subregions of North America
New England and Canada's Atlantic Provinces
Qu�©bec

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