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Complete Idiot's Guide to Geography, 2e (Complete Idiot's Guides)
Synopses & Reviews
It really is a small world, after all.
In this new edition, readers will find the basis for recent environmental and political events that have shaped geography; the latest statistics related to country size, population, and geopolitical makeup; larger, all-new detailed maps; and new content on the environment and energy in the 21st Century.
Unfolding of geopolitical events around the world has consumers looking for authoritative, up-to-date geographical sources
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 provides teachers with unprecedented authority in the use of federal funds to teach geography to upper-level high school students
Don't know much about geography?
This updated edition will bring readers up-to-date on new country names, capital cities, flags, ruling governments, changes to production and economics, and more. It also examines the basis for recent geographical, environmental, and political events shaping geography.
Presents up-to-date statistics related to country size, population, and geopolitical makeup
Emphasizes human geography for students needing assistance with the Advanced Placement Human Geography exam
You're no idiot, of course. You can find your way to the store, the office, and even the next town. But when it comes to understanding world geography and events, you feel like you're lost at sea. Don't give up your travel plans yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geogrpahy provides you wth everything you need to know to be a geographically literate citizen of our global village. You'll learn much more than where things are on the map--you'll find out about the history, culture, and customs of each of the world's regions. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
About the Author
Joseph Gonzalez has more than 25 years of experience as a reference book editor and writer. He spent 15 years on the editorial staff at Reader's Digest, and is the co-owner of an Internet antique map dealership, www.fairmaps.com.Michael D. Smith is a geographic information systems (GIS) analyst with the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources in Baton Rouge. Smith holds a Bachelor's degree in geography from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, and is currently finishing his Master's degree in physical geography. He is a member of the American Geographers and the Canadian Association of Geographers.
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