Modern World Development: A Geographical Perspective
This provocative volume represents a major contribution to the literature of regional economic development from the perspective of a distinguished geographer. Well written and a necessary addition for academic libraries at all levels.
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achieved advanced nations agricultural annual areas Argentina Asia Australia Bangladesh Brazil Britain Canada capital caput cent China climatic change colonies concept context core countries core nations costs decades developing countries economic development endowment environmental European evidence example expansion exports factor Figure ﬁgures ﬁrst ﬂow Germany growth process impact implies important increase India Indonesia industrial international trade investment Japan labour land less developed nations long-term major manufacturing ment minerals and fuels mining modern national income natural resources Nigeria nineteenth century occurred output overseas pattern period periphery poorer population present primary problems production proﬁts proportion reason regions relatively relevant Rostow scale second world second world war sector settlement signiﬁcance Source South Africa South Korea substantial Table terms of trade Third World thousand million transport unequal exchange United United Kingdom USSR variable variation Western Europe world trade