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Why geography matters : three challenges facing America : climate change, the rise of China, and global terrorism

Author: Harm J De Blij
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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Discusses the spatial consequences of topics such as Africa's formative disasters, Russia's troubling prospects, the emergence of a European superpower, and global terrorism. Outlining the geographic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
De Blij, Harm J.
Why geography matters.
New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004030369
(OCoLC)57352737
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harm J De Blij
OCLC Number: 607708927
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 308 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Why geography matters --
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?
Responsibility: H.J. de Blij.

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