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Diversity amid globalization : world regions, environment, development

Author: Lester Rowntree
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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From the publisher. With an arresting visual layout designed for today's learners, Diversity Amid Globalization emphasizes the connections and diversity between people and places{u2014}challenging students to compare and contrast the regions of the world within thematically organized regional chapters. The Fifth Edition is thoroughly updated with the latest maps and data and a greater focus on the impacts of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lester Rowntree
ISBN: 9780321714480 0321714482 9780321761910 032176191X
OCLC Number: 670375609
Description: xix, 710 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Diversity amid globalization --
The changing global environment --
North America --
Latin America --
The Caribbean --
Sub-Saharan Africa --
Southwest Asia and North Africa --
Europe --
The Russian domain --
Central Asia --
East Asia --
South Asia --
Southeast Asia --
Australia and Oceania.
Responsibility: Les Rowntree [and others].

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From the publisher. With an arresting visual layout designed for today's learners, Diversity Amid Globalization emphasizes the connections and diversity between people and places{u2014}challenging students to compare and contrast the regions of the world within thematically organized regional chapters. The Fifth Edition is thoroughly updated with the latest maps and data and a greater focus on the impacts of globalization. Relevant environmental, climate change, and political developments are incorporated throughout, supporting the authors' goal of helping to create more informed, geographically aware students.

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