If one had to read it as a college student, one could certainly do far worse. Featured Picture A market scene in Papantla, Mexico, north of Vera Cruz along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Economic Geography -- Problem Landscape: Cleaning Up the Dirty Diamonds -- 9. The modern Totonac are industrious farmers. The contents of this book, as might be imagined, are a bit sprawling.
Seller Inventory 60112 Book Description Condition: New. It's pretty much told from a one specific point of view ignoring and disrespecting so many great aspects of the many cultures around the world. The Totonac were the first natives that Cortés met on landing in Mexico in 1519. Economic Geography -- Insights: Outsourcing -- 7. Cultural and Historical Geographies -- Insights: Devolution -- 4.
He is a professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a geographer of the Middle East with many years of field research on biogeography and Bedouin peoples in the deserts of Egypt. Hobbs's interests in the region grew from a boyhood lived in Saudi Arabia and India. This big picture approach, perfect for one-semester courses, places each region in a more global perspective, encouraging students to develop their own worldview. Once they are sent to your email, there is no refund will be offered. The search engine will try to find books that have all the words you entered in the title. His current research interests are indigenous peoples participation in protected areas in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Central America; human uses of caves worldwide; and the global narcotics trade. Physical Geography and Human Adaptations -- Insights: Deforestation and the Decline of Easter Island: A Parable? Physical Geography and Human Adaptations -- Geography of the World's Great Rivers: The Volga.
Cultural and Historical Geographies -- 10. About the Author: Joseph J. The final section of each regional chapter looks at numerous specific issues and landscapes within the region that have broad implications for the rest of the region as a whole and how those issues impact other global regions. Go Online or Off No WiFi, no worries. This title helps you understand the eight world regions, including the historical, cultural, economic, political, and physical aspects that create regional unity, give them personality, and make them newsworthy.
We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital MindTap alternative, it's never been easier to better understand the eight world regions, including the historical, cultural, economic, political, and physical aspects that create regional unity, give them personality, and make them newsworthy. The author also, predictably, takes a somewhat too credulous view of anthropomorphic climate change. Your Device, Your Way Access online textbooks from your laptop, tablet, or mobile phone. The E-mail message field is required. Visiting the market from the countryside, this man stands in sharp contrast with the couple in the more westernized clothing selling food in the foreground.
He has received the University of Missouri's highest teaching award, the Kemper Fellowship. The text focuses on each region as a whole, emphasizing their roles in the world domain, while still exploring the critical subregional issues that make up each region's unique identity. Russia and the Near Abroad -- Insights: Regional Names of Russia and the Near Abroad -- 5. Oceania and Antarctica -- 8. I was reminded about that book when I was reading this one, which at more than 400 pages is the sort of textbook that would be assigned to a class of undergraduate students of geography who more or less had to be there because regional geography was a required course, not because they had a quirky interest in the formation of identity for geographic regions based on the complex mixture of physical environment and human factors.
Each personalized learning plan directs students to specific chapter sections and concept-driven multimedia tutorials designed to maximize their study time and augment their understanding. These eBooks also offer the free 14 day eBook access promotion. Regional Issues and Landscapes -- Middle America -- Mexico: Higher and Further -- Central America -- The Panama Canal -- South America -- Venezuela's Petroleum Politics -- Colombia's Potential and Peril -- Brazil, Stirring Giant -- The Amazon, Its Forest, and Its People -- 11. Hobbs lives in Missouri with his wife Cindy, daughters Katherine and Lily, and an animal menagerie. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.
The final section of each regional chapter looks at numerous specific issues and landscapes within the region that have broad implications for the rest of the region as a whole and how those issues impact other global regions. Contents note continued: Geographic Spotlight: China's One-Child Policy -- Perspectives from the Field: The Lost City of Bangkok -- Insights: Shifting Cultivation -- Regional Landscapes: Zomia -- 7. Physical Geography and Human Adaptations -- 4. Each chapter is laid out in a similar format so you know what you will be learning about the region and where to go to find the information as well. Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital CourseMate alternative, it's never been easier to better understand the eight world regions, including the historical, cultural, economic, political, and physical aspects that create regional unity, give them personality, and make them newsworthy.
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It is based on superimposing various data layers that may include everything from soils to hydrology to transportation networks to elevation. The United States and Canada. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove content from eBooks at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. If you have any questions about delivery or tracking or something else, please contact : support megatextbook. The text is fully integrated with World Regional GeographyNow? Cultural and Historical Geographies -- Perspectives from the Field: In Search of John Frum -- 8. The Geography of Population -- 3. Remote sensing is the science of acquiring and analyzing data without being in contact with the subject.