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Geography: Realms, Regions, & Conceptsby Harm J De Blij
Synopses & Reviews
A penetrating look at the geographical framework of the contemporary world using the geographic perspective and geography's spatial terminology to investigate the globe's great geographic regions. Features complete, balanced and in-depth coverage of human culture, historical, physical and economic geography along with the very latest developments and implications. As in previous editions, this one contains outstanding illustrative materials including over 200 detailed maps.
Table of Contents
World Regional Geography: Physical and Human Foundations.
Resilient Europe: Confronting New Challenges.
Russia's Fracturing Federation.
North America: The Postindustrial Transformation.
The Pacific Rim of Austrasia.
Middle America: Collision of Cultures.
South America: Continent of Contrasts.
North Africa/Southwest Asia: The Challenge of Islam.
Subsaharan Africa: Realm of Reversals.
South Asia: Resurgent Regionalism.
China: The Last Empire?.
Southeast Asia: Between the Giants.
References and Further Readings.
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