Civilization and Climate

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University Press of the Pacific, Apr 1, 2001 - Science - 348 pages
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This book, originally published 1915, is a product of the new science of geography. The old geography strove primarily to produce exact maps of the physical features of the earth's surface. The new goes farther. It adds to the physical maps an almost innumerable series showing the distribution of plants, animals, and man and of every phase of the life of these organisms. It does this, not as an end in itself, but for the purpose of comparing the physical and organic maps and thus determining how far vital phenomena depend upon geographic environment. Book jacket.

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Contents

Civilization and Climate
1
Race or Place
11
The White Man in the Tropics
35
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