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The World Today: Concepts and Regions in Geography, 6th Edition

October 2012, ©2013
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Anyone interested in learning about geographic concepts will appreciate this concise text that highlights important concepts. The fifth edition presents authoritative content, currency, and outstanding cartography and continues to build on its strength for understanding maps with the help of additional question types. New coauthor Jan Nijman also helps provide a current view of the field. With its up-to-date information and accessible introduction, this text is engaging for any student.
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INTRODUCTION

WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES 2

CHAPTER 1A EUROPE: DEFINING THE REALM 32

CHAPTER 1B EUROPE: REGIONS OF THE REALM 52

CHAPTER 2A RUSSIA: DEFINING THE REALM 80

CHAPTER 2B RUSSIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 100

CHAPTER 3A NORTH AMERICA: DEFINING THE REALM 116

CHAPTER 3B NORTH AMERICA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 136

CHAPTER 4A MIDDLE AMERICA: DEFINING THE REALM 150

CHAPTER 4B MIDDLE AMERICA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 166

CHAPTER 5A SOUTH AMERICA: DEFINING THE REALM 186

CHAPTER 5B SOUTH AMERICA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 202

CHAPTER 6A SUBSAHARAN AFRICA: DEFINING THE REALM 228

CHAPTER 6B SUBSAHARAN AFRICA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 248

CHAPTER 7A NORTH AFRICA/SOUTHWEST ASIA: DEFINING THE REALM 272

CHAPTER 7B NORTH AFRICA/SOUTHWEST ASIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 292

CHAPTER 8A SOUTH ASIA: DEFINING THE REALM 322

CHAPTER 8B SOUTH ASIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 342

CHAPTER 9A EAST ASIA: DEFINING THE REALM 366

CHAPTER 9B EAST ASIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 384

CHAPTER 10A SOUTHEAST ASIA: DEFINING THE REALM 404

CHAPTER 10B SOUTHEAST ASIA: REGIONS OF THE REALM 422

CHAPTER 11 THE AUSTRAL REALM 442

CHAPTER 12 PACIFIC REALM AND POLAR FUTURES 460

APPENDIX A METRIC STANDARD INTERNATIONAL (SI) AND CUSTOMARY UNITS AND THEIR CONVERSIONS A-1

APPENDIX B AREA AND DEMOGRAPHIC DATA FOR THE WORLD’S STATES B-1

ADDITIONAL APPENDICES AND OTHER MATERIAL AVAILABLE ONLINE: Using the Maps www.wiley.com/college/deblij

Opportunities in Geography www.wiley.com/college/deblij

Pronunciation Guide www.wiley.com/college/deblij

Concept Caching Website www.wiley.com/college/deblij

References and Further Readings www.wiley.com/college/deblij

GLOSSARY GL-1

INDEX I-1

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  • New sections that explain the fundamental issues and that profile the countries most at risk.
  • New material on the housing crisis and foreclosures. 
  • New material is introduced on the predicament of small-island developing economies that prevail in the Caribbean Basin. 
  • New photos, maps, and field notes, as well as new text on Indian Ocean geopolitics, gender issues, demographic concerns, India’s economic rise, and Pakistan’s challenges.
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  • The most authoritative, accurate, and current brief World Regional Geography text available
  • Major Geographic Qualities of Each Realm
  • What’s Driving Geographic Change in the Realm
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