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Why geography matters : more than ever

Author: Harm J De Blij
Publisher: New York, NY [etc.] : Oxford University Press, cop. 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This work was first published by Oxford University Press in 2005 as Why Geography Matters: Three Challenges Facing America."

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harm J De Blij
ISBN: 9780199913749 0199913749
OCLC Number: 819654908
Notes: 1st ed. 2005.
Description: X, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface ; Why Geography Matters... More Than Ever! ; Reading Maps and Facing Threats ; Earth's Changeable Environments ; Climate and Civilization ; A Future Geography of Human Population ; The Mesh of Civilizations ; Red Star Rising: China's Geopolitical Gauntlet ; Terrorism's Widening Circle ; From Terrorism to Insurgency ; European Superpower? ; Russia: Trouble on the Eastern Front ; Hope for Africa? ; Epilogue
Responsibility: Harm de Blij.
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