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Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context

Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321580023

Cover of Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context 5TH 10 (ISBN 978-0321580023)
ISBN13: 978-0321580023
ISBN10: 0321580028
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

List price: $160.00

Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context - 5TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321580023

Paul L. Knox and Sallie A. Marston

ISBN13: 978-0321580023
ISBN10: 0321580028
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Knox/Marston's contemporary approach fosters awareness of current issues and developing trends from a geographic perspective. By providing to the latest ideas, concepts, and theories, the book not only builds knowledge about places and regions, but fosters a deeper understanding of the interdependence of places and regions in a globalizing world. Geography Matters; The Changing Global Context; Geographies of Population; Nature and Society; Cultural Geographies; Interpreting Places and Landscapes; The Geography of Economic Development; Agriculture and Food Production; The Politics of Territory and Space; Urbanization; City Spaces: Urban Structure; Future Geographies. A useful reference for anyone who wants to learn more about human geography.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Preface
About the Authors
Ch. 1 Geography Matters 1
Ch. 2 The Changing Global Context 51
Ch. 3 Geographies of Population 97
Ch. 4 Nature, Society, and Technology 147
Ch. 5 Mapping Cultural Identities 189
Ch. 6 Interpreting Places and Landscapes 231
Ch. 7 The Geography of Economic Development 269
Ch. 8 Agriculture and Food Production 317
Ch. 9 The Politics of Territory and Space 357
Ch. 10 Urbanization 407
Ch. 11 City Spaces: Urban Structure 441
Ch. 12 Future Geographies 493
Glossary G-1
Credits C-1
Index I-1