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The tropical world : its social and economic conditions and its future status

Author: Pierre Gourou
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 1966.
Series: Geographies for advanced study.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gourou, Pierre, 1900-
Tropical world.
New York, Wiley [1966]
(OCoLC)576270351
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Gourou
OCLC Number: 3058915
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xii, 196 pages : illustrations, maps, 23 cm.
Contents: Density of population --
Unhealthiness of the hot, wet regions --
Tropical soils --
The characteristic agriculture of the tropics --
Consequences of the characteristic agriculture of the tropics --
Stock-rearing in hot, wet lands --
Problems of food supply --
Industrial possibilities in hot, wet lands --
Some exceptional regions of dense population in the American and African tropics ---
Hot, wet Asia --
Problems due to European intervention in the tropical world --
Prospects for the tropical world.
Series Title: Geographies for advanced study.
Responsibility: by Pierre Gourou ; translated by S.H. Beaver & E.D. Laborde.

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