World Regional Geography: A Development Approach, Eighth Edition
Publish Date: 2003-08-15
Author: David L. Clawson;James Fisher;Samuel A Aryeetey-Attoh;Roger Theide;Jack F. Williams;Merrill L. Johnson;Douglas L. Johnson;Christopher A. Airriess;Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov;Bella Bychkova Jordan;Samuel Aryeetey-Attoh;Ellen Hamilton;Beth Mitchneck
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Organized around the theme of human development, this book is written by experts on each region of the world to create a comprehensive volume on world regional geography that presents a vital overview of the topic, providing a deep understanding of the character of the world's people. A rich art package assists the reader in gaining a personal feeling for the inner essence of each world region. This book covers the geographic, social, and economic issues for each world region, including the United States and Canada; Europe; Russia and the Eurasian States; Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands; Asia; the Middle East and North Africa; Africa south of the Sahara; and Latin America. This book can serve as an excellent tool for any reader who is interested in the world's regions and its people; it is an excellent reference work for geographers, cultural anthropologists, and others working in those fields.