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The power of place : geography for the 21st century

Author: Deborah Dorsey; Lance Wisniewski; Cambridge Studios (Boston, Mass.); Annenberg/CPB.
Publisher: S. Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... teaches the geographic skills and concepts that are necessary to understand the world. ... Maps, animation, and academic commentary bring into focus case studies from 50 sites in 36 countries."--Container.
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Material Type: Partial animation, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Dorsey; Lance Wisniewski; Cambridge Studios (Boston, Mass.); Annenberg/CPB.
ISBN: 1576806820 9781576806821
OCLC Number: 52883636
Notes: Coordinated textbook: Contemporary World Regional Geography : global connections, local voices / by Michael Bradshaw, George W. White, Josephy P. Dymond ; Telecourse faculty guide / by David Welk ; Telecourse study guide / by Michelle Calvarese.
Credits: Director, Lance Wisniewski ; Production assistants, Melanie Lewis, Luke Wolbach ; Music, Steve Peters ... [et al.] ; Digital cartography, Alice Doyle ... [et al.] ; Graphics and animation, David Bryant ... [et al.] ; Senior academic advisor, Gil Latz ; Academic production consultants, Michael Bradshaw ... [et al.] ; Academic advisors, Osa Brand ... [et al.] ; for Annenberg/CPB, Senior project officer, Karen Sensenig Gallagher ; Series producers, Eilish McCormick, Nancy Caulfield ; Executive producers, Lance Wisniewski, Bob Burns.
Performer(s): Narrator: E. Deborah Dorsey.
Target Audience: High school and college students.
Description: 13 videocassettes (60 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; digital video files require Windows Media Player.
Contents: [tape 1] prog. 1. One earth, many scales ; prog. 2. Boundaries and borderlands --
[tape 2] prog. 3. Supranationalism and devolution ; prog. 4. East looks west --
[tape 3] prog. 5. The transforming industrial heartland ; prog. 6. Challenges in the hinterlands --
[tape 4] prog. 7. Northwest contrast ; prog. 8. Holding the hinterlands --
[tape 5] prog. 9. Changes on the Chang Jiang ; prog. 10. The booming maritime edge --
[tape 6] prog. 11. A challenge for two old cities ; prog. 12. Small farms, big cities --
[tape 7] prog. 13. The mainland ; prog. 14. The maritime connection --
[tape 8] prog. 15. Global interaction ; prog. 16. Urban and rural contrasts --
[tape 9] prog. 17. Sacred space, secular states ; prog. 18. Oil and water --
[tape 10] prog. 19. Strength to overcome ; prog. 20. Developing countries --
[tape 11] prog. 21. Population geography ; Program 22. The dynamic Pacific rim --
[tape 12] prog. 23. Brazil, the sleeping giant ; prog. 24. Cityscapes, suburban sprawl --
[tape 13] prog. 25. Ethnic fragmentation in Canada ; prog. 26. Regions and economies.
Other Titles: Geography for the 21st century
Responsibility: produced by Cambridge Studios.

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" ... teaches the geographic skills and concepts that are necessary to understand the world. ... Maps, animation, and academic commentary bring into focus case studies from 50 sites in 36 countries."--Container.

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