Cooperation and conflict, resource abundance and scarcity, poverty and prosperity, floods and droughts--all play roles in transforming the Earthas surface. This insightful text presents world regional geography as a way to comprehend the worldas connections and continuous interplay between features of place, populations, resources, cultures, and political systems. Retaining its balanced cultural and physical geographic perspectives on the worldas eight regions, the sixth edition includes new illustrations, examples, and cross-references to show students how human activities and natural processes reshape places and landscapes. From current information on the geographies of energy and terrorism to the repercussions of Chinaas booming economy, WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY, Sixth Edition, presents a meaningful context to help students grasp the geographic issues underlying todayas headlines. The result? Students develop their own deeper understanding of how the world works--and what can happen when natural events or human decisions make things go wrong. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Acting like the greenhouse glass or car windshield, the eartha#39;s atmosphere traps some of that heat. In the atmosphere, naturally occurring greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and water vapor make the earth habitable by trapping heatanbsp;...
|Title||:||World Regional Geography|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2008-03-13|