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Building Geographic Literacy An Interactive Approach

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ISBN-10: 0137417454

ISBN-13: 9780137417452

Edition: 3rd 1998

Authors: Charles A. Stansfield

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This versatile book/interactive workbook enables readers to learn place geography - and, as they learn, to reinforce and apply that knowledge by constructing thematic maps which convey physical, economic, cultural, or political characteristics of places. Completely updates demographic and economic data; includesthe latest data illustrating new global trends in declining birth rates, labor migration, and rising incomes. Provides extensivecoverage of the AIDS/HIV crisis in sub-Saharan Africa. Includes location analyses of Disney Theme Parks in California, Florida, Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong. A useful reference for anyone who wants to increase their knowledge of place geography.
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Book details

List price: $44.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/11/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 242
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Please note this Table of Contents is from the fifth edition of Building Geographic Literacy
The Significance of Place
The Frame of Reference: Earths Location Grid, Time Zones, and the International Date Line
Lands and Seas
The United States and Canada
Russia, Transcaucasia, and Central Asia: A Region in Transformation
Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands
East Asia
South Asia
Southeast Asia
Africa South of the Sahara
The Middle East and North Africa
Latin America