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 areas Argentina Asia Australia Bangladesh Brazil Britain Canada capital cent China climatic change colonies commodity concept context core countries core nations costs decades developing countries development process economic development economic growth endowment European evidence expansion exports factor Figure geographical growth process Huntington identified impact implies important increase India Indonesia industrial international trade investment Japan labour land less developed nations long-term major manufacturing ment mining modern national income natural resources Nigeria nineteenth century occurred output overseas pattern period periphery poorer population present primary problems production 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 theory Third World thousand million transport underdeveloped unequal exchange United United Kingdom USSR variable variation wealth Western Europe world trade