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The world today : concepts and regions in geography

Author: Harm J De Blij; Peter O Muller; Jan Nijman
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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"Anyone interested in learning about geographic concepts will appreciate this concise text that highlights the most important concepts. The fifth edition presents authoritative content, currency, and outstanding cartography. It continues to build on its strength for understanding maps with the help of additional question types. New coauthor Jan Nijman also helps provide a current view of the field. With its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harm J De Blij; Peter O Muller; Jan Nijman
ISBN: 9781118411599 1118411595 9781118250556 1118250559
OCLC Number: 885477780
Description: xx, 475 pages, A-1, B-8, GL-13, I-9 : illustrations en couleur, cartes en couleur ; 28 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES 2 CHAPTER 1A EUROPE: DEFINING THE REALM 32 CHAPTER 1B EUROPE: REGIONS OF THE REALM 52 CHAPTER 2A RUSSIA: DEFINING THE REALM 80 CHAPTER 2B RUSSIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 100 CHAPTER 3A NORTH AMERICA: DEFINING THE REALM 116 CHAPTER 3B NORTH AMERICA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 136 CHAPTER 4A MIDDLE AMERICA: DEFINING THE REALM 150 CHAPTER 4B MIDDLE AMERICA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 166 CHAPTER 5A SOUTH AMERICA: DEFINING THE REALM 186 CHAPTER 5B SOUTH AMERICA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 202 CHAPTER 6A SUBSAHARAN AFRICA: DEFINING THE REALM 228 CHAPTER 6B SUBSAHARAN AFRICA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 248 CHAPTER 7A NORTH AFRICA/SOUTHWEST ASIA: DEFINING THE REALM 272 CHAPTER 7B NORTH AFRICA/SOUTHWEST ASIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 292 CHAPTER 8A SOUTH ASIA: DEFINING THE REALM 322 CHAPTER 8B SOUTH ASIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 342 CHAPTER 9A EAST ASIA: DEFINING THE REALM 366 CHAPTER 9B EAST ASIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 384 CHAPTER 10A SOUTHEAST ASIA: DEFINING THE REALM 404 CHAPTER 10B SOUTHEAST ASIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 422 CHAPTER 11 THE AUSTRAL REALM 442 CHAPTER 12 PACIFIC REALM AND POLAR FUTURES 460 APPENDIX A METRIC STANDARD INTERNATIONAL (SI) AND CUSTOMARY UNITS AND THEIR CONVERSIONS A-1 APPENDIX B AREA AND DEMOGRAPHIC DATA FOR THE WORLD S STATES B-1 ADDITIONAL APPENDICES AND OTHER MATERIAL AVAILABLE ONLINE: Using the Maps www.wiley.com/college/deblij Opportunities in Geography www.wiley.com/college/deblij Pronunciation Guide www.wiley.com/college/deblij Concept Caching Website www.wiley.com/college/deblij References and Further Readings www.wiley.com/college/deblij GLOSSARY GL-1 INDEX I-1
Responsibility: H.J. de Blij, Peter O. Muller, Jan Nijman.

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