World Regional Geography

World Regional Geography

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Cooperation and conflict, resource abundance and scarcity, poverty and prosperity, floods and droughts--all play roles in transforming the Eartha€™s surface. This insightful text presents world regional geography as a way to comprehend the worlda€™s connections and continuous interplay between features of place, populations, resources, cultures, and political systems. Retaining its balanced cultural and physical geographic perspectives on the worlda€™s 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 Chinaa€™s booming economy, WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY, Sixth Edition, presents a meaningful context to help students grasp the geographic issues underlying todaya€™s 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
Author:Joseph Hobbs
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-03-13


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