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Human Geography: People, Place, and Culture, 2nd Canadian Edition

Erin H. Fouberg, Alexander B. Nash, Alexander B. Murphy, Harm J. de Blij

ISBN: 978-1-119-05066-7 July 2015 480 Pages


Fouberg/Nash/Murphy/de Blij, Human Geography: People, Place, and Culture Second 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.

Related Resources

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 Local Culture, Popular Culture, and Cultural Landscapes
Chapter 9 Agriculture
Chapter 10 Urban Geography
Chapter 11 Development
Chapter 12 Transportation
Chapter 13 Industry and Services

  • Updated references throughout to reflect topical events and examples, e.g., the crisis in Ukraine, Keystone pipeline
  • Figures, maps, and data have been updated where available
  • In the population chapter: text heavy content revised into chart or graph format to make it more accessible and convey points more efficiently
  • In the migration chapter: reduced number of examples and the overall length of the chapter, though still maintaining the depth of material covered
  • Updated field notes throughout
  • The text draws from the five major themes of location, region, place, landscape, and movement.
  • Each chapter contains a Guest Field Note by a Canadian scholar. The authors discuss why they are interested in a particular area of research and discuss the research itself.
  • Substantial glossary of key terms by chapter are provided, including definitions in the margin for quick and easy reference.
  • Main Points are summarized at the end of each section for review.
  • Up-to-date Canadian examples are geared to engage a first-year audience.