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
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:
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
About the Author
'Thomas E. Sherer, Jr.,
is a professional cartographer who creates atlases, lesson plans, and teachers\' manuals. He has been recognized as Outstanding Educator by the National Assessment of Educational Progress, and has appeared on ABC\'s The View
as the show\'s geography specialist.
Thom Werthman, a high school teacher of AP Human Geography and AP Psychology is also an adjunct college instructor in Comparative Religion, English Literature, and Humanities.
Joseph Gonzalez has more than 25 years of experience as a writer and editor of illustrated general reference books.'