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Don't Know Much about Geography: Everything You Need to Know about the World But Never Learned

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From bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes a treasure trove of answers to questions about our world.

Was there an Atlantis?

What's the smallest country in the world?

What's the difference between a jungle and a rain forest?

Kenneth C. Davis, author of Don't Know Much About® History, Don't Know Much About® the Civil War and Don't Know Much About® the Bible, turns his inimitable wit and wide-ranging knowledge to the subject of geography, and proves once and for all that there is a lot more to it than labeling countries on a map.

From often amusing perceptions people have had through the ages about the world and the universe to the changing map of today, Davis shows how geography is really a great crossroad of many fields: biology, meteorology, astronomy, history, economics, and even politics. In this lively, entertaining, and endlessly fascinating presentation, you'll hear about the personalities that helped shape the world and learn the answers to questions that have vexed most of us since grade school. Along the way, Davis offers an affectionate ode to the earth: a celebration of the earth, a searching investigation of the destruction of our habitat, and a practical guide to saving our home planet.

For anyone who has felt geographically ignorant ever since gas stations stopped handing out free maps, Don't Know Much About® Geography is enormously informative entertainment.

About the Author

Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About® History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold more than 1.6 million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About® series for adults and children. A resident of New York City and Dorset, Vermont, Davis frequently appears on national television and radio and has been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385363488
Author:
Davis, Kenneth C.
Publisher:
Random House Audio Publishing Group
Author:
Davis, Ken
Author:
Various
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Travel-Atlases
Subject:
Geography-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Ten CD
Series:
Don't Know Much About
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.92 x 5.08 x 1.12 in 0.64 lb

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