The Earth: A Physical and Human Geography, Volume 3

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Wiley, Oct 14, 1987 - Science - 516 pages
This standard text in the field provides an overview of basic concepts and theory of physical and human geography. The revised presentation links more closely the physical and human themes, and connects historic events and modern phenomena. New material includes expanded treatments of spatial and environmental topics, crustal plate movements, biogeography, energy resources, demography, political geography, regional concepts and structures, plus a new chapter on careers in geography. Also contains additional color plates and many references to the geographical literature.

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Contents

CHAPTER
2
CHAPTER
4
CHAPTER 2
19
of Natural
27
Loren Mclntyre Page 329 Grant Heilman
35
Landscapes 26
71
Georg 156 Jen and Des BartlettPhoto Re Chapter 9Opener Gabor
77
Pattern
89
The Geography
184
of Population 193
218
CHAPTER
246
CHAPTER
302
of Urban Areas
335
CHAPTER 10
376
and Politics
411
Opportunities
427

Georg searchers Page 249 Joel Gordon Page rican Tourist Corp Photo Researchers
119
Interface
132
Consumption
161
Glossary
472
Copyright

About the author (1987)

Harm de Blij is the John A. Hannah Professor of Geography at Michigan State University. The author of 30 books including most recently Why Geography Matters, he is an honorary life member of the National Geographic Society and was for seven years the Geography Editor on ABC's Good Morning America.

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