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Why in the world : adventures in geography

Author: George J Demko; Jerome Agel; Eugene Boe
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Anchor Books edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the ever changing geography of the world and encompasses population, cultural patterns, politics, sociology, geology, and economics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George J Demko; Jerome Agel; Eugene Boe
ISBN: 0385266294 9780385266291
OCLC Number: 24846399
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Includes index.
Description: 399 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: What in the world is geography? --
A sense of place --
"You mean, Boston's not in Tibet?" --
Once upon a time --
Home sweet home --
People without space : territory and conflict --
When is a nation not a country? --
Political space and power --
Don't fence me in --
The kingdoms of Aphrodite and heaven --
Knowing where things are : the art of the map --
In search of the once and former Soviet Union --
Cultural intercourse and landscapes --
5.3 billion --
and multiplying --
The century of migration --
Water, water ... well, not everywhere : conflicts in the making? --
Doth the earth abide forever? --
Weather or not climate --
Geography under the microscope --
Savoring the world --
So you want to be a geographer --
Some geographical musings --
Intimations of the future : profiles of 173 countries --
and counting.
Responsibility: George J. Demko with Jerome Agel and Eugene Boe.
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