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Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Samuel Aryeetey-Attoh, Barbara Elizabeth McDade, Godson Chintuwa Obia, Joseph Ransford Oppong, William Yaw Osei, Ian Yeboah, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jun 29, 2009

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This text provides a systematic, thematic approach to the multi-faceted aspects of the physical and human geography of Sub-Saharan Africa. Designed to expose the student to a variety of contemporary ideas, theories, and concepts in African geography and their applicability in “real world” situations, each chapter is written by an expert in the field. Key definitions and basic geographic principles are specified in each chapter, giving students a more comprehensive view of the themes presented and enabling instructors to tailor their curriculum. A complete revision of the text affords space for recent developments and data that are important to understanding the geography of the region. CourseSmart textbooks do not include any media or print supplements that come packaged with the bound book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

PART 1 The Global Context

Chapter 2 Understanding Africa in a Global Context

PART 2 Physical Environmental Context

Chapter 3 The Physical Environment

Chapter 4 Human-Environmental Impacts: Forest Degradation and Desertification

PART 3 Sociocultural Context

Chapter 5 Historical Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities and Constraints

Chapter 6 Political Landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa: From Instability to Democratization?

Chapter 7 Culture, Conflict, and Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 8 Population Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa

PART 4 The Development Context

Chapter 9 Geography and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 10 Transport, Communication, and Information Technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa: Digital Bridges
Over Spatial Divides

Chapter 11 Urban Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 12 Geography, Gender, and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 13 Medical Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 14 Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 15 Spatial Organization and Distribution of Economic Activity: Industry, and Entrepreneurship
in Africa

Chapter 16 Looking Ahead: Prospects for Africa in a New Global Economy

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$56.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-67913-0