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Introduction to Contemporary Geography

By James M. Rubenstein, William H. Renwick, Carl H. Dahlman

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 9, 2012


With an innovative integration of visuals, text, and spatial graphics, Introduction to Contemporary Geographypresents a modular and highly graphical springboard to introductory geography—ideal for contemporary students and learning styles. This innovative new resource partners best-selling human geography author Jim Rubenstein with environmental and physical geographer Bill Renwick, economic/political/cultural geographer Carl Dahlman, and the information architects at Dorling Kindersley (DK). The authors’ approachable prose and DK’s bold visual style combine to engage students with little to no science background, encouraging them to become scientifically literate and responsible consumers, readers, and voters.

Table of Contents

1. Thinking Geographically
2. Weather, Climate, and Climate Change
3. Landforms
4. Biosphere
5. Population
6. Migration
7. Languages and Religions
8. Political Geography
9. Development
10. Food and Agriculture
11. Industry
12. Services and Settlements
13. Urban Patterns
14. Resources

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