Realms, Regions and Concepts challenges readers to consider the relationships between natural and human variables and think critically about the interdependency of the earth's systems. They'll learn how to apply their new geographic insights in order to make informed decisions about a variety of highly relevant environmental, cultural and economic topics. While the book focuses on economic or political factors, it also explains what it feels like to live in a specific region and gives a better sense of what the world looks like to people in other regions.--Publisher description.
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This introduction to world regional geography uses fundamental concepts to organize the world around developed and less developed regions, while also providing basic systematic geography. Includes major geographically significant world events through the Spring of 1996.
Physical geography is presented more consistently from chapter to chapter with major revisions to several chapters. * A foldout map of the world in 1900 is included so that comparisons can be made from the beginning to the end of the 20th century. * Website highlights approximately 13 Virtual Field Trips which provide the opportunity for readers to travel (virtually) to other areas of the world, while also developing analytical skills.
The new 15th edition maintains the quality youve come to expect from the foremost author team in geography. It continues to showcase authoritative content, outstanding cartography, currency, and flexibility in a technology-rich package. Joining the author team in the 15th edition is Jan Nijman, Professor of Geography and Regional Studies at the University of Amsterdam, Professor Emeritus at the University of Miami, and a member of the National Geographic Societys Committee for Research and Exploration. Professor Nijman worked together with the senior authors to bring these enhancements to the new edition of Regions.
Geography: Realms, Regions, and Concepts, 16th Edition helps readers build and develop their "mental map" of the world around them. Topics covered in this text are diverse and the skills, concepts, ideas, and terms that students are expected to learn are numerous. Regions is a time-tested and carefully crafted text with a long history of authority and dependability. The continued focus on creating strong and effective content and technology to empower learning allows instructors to structure their students' learning experience both inside and outside of the classroom. A robust suite of resources, assignments built around raw data, and map quizzes/tests encourage interaction at multiple cognitive levels. Having this interactivity built around "tried-and-true" content will help readers construct and explain their "mental maps" of the world while furthering their understanding and application of important concepts, ideas, and terms. Ê
With exceptional content, the 17th edition of Geography: Realms, Regions, and Concepts, maintains its position as the market-leading world regional geography title, with a new twist—a new lead author and new contributors who bring fresh and modern perspectives. The new edition specifically brings emphasis to urban geography and spatial techniques through new content features and Geographic Information Analysis (GIA) Modules. With its refined narrative and dynamic resources, Regions provides a great digital experience, giving students the ability to learn and explore world regional geography both inside and outside of the classroom.