Human Geography, Canadian Edition
February 2012, ©2012
Human Geography: People, Place, and Culture 1st Canadian edition is an engaging presentation of the dynamic and complex relationship between peoples and the worlds they inhabit. Each chapter is organized around five key themes and begins with a set of core questions that will keep students focused on the foundational concepts of this exciting field. Set within a global context and written with today s students in mind, we have included several unique topics that make this text the most up to date and relevant offering currently available for Canadian Human Geography classrooms.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Human Geography
Chapter 2 Globalization and Geographies
Chapter 3 Political Geography
Chapter 4 Population
Chapter 5 Migration
Chapter 6 Human-Environment Relations
Chapter 7 Social Geographies Identities and Place
Chapter 8 Cultural Geography
Chapter 9 Agriculture
Chapter 10 Urban Geography
Chapter 11 Development
Chapter 12 Transportation
Chapter 13 Industry and Services
- The text draws from the five major themes of location, region, place, landscape, and movement.
- Each chapter contains a Guest Field Note by a new Canadian scholar. The authors explain how they came to be geographers and why they are interested in a particular area of research as well as a discussion of the research itself.
- Substantial glossary of key terms by chapter and quick definitions in the margins for easy reference.
- Key Concepts are summarized at the end of each section for review.
- Up-to-date Canadian examples are geared to engage a first year audience.
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