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Geography: Realms, Regions and Concepts, Textbook and Student Study Guide, 15th Edition

Geography: Realms, Regions and Concepts, Textbook and Student Study Guide, 15th Edition

Harm J. de Blij, Peter O. Muller, Jan Nijman

ISBN: 978-1-118-21882-2

Sep 2011

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The 15th Edition of H.J. deBlij and Peter Muller's Geography: Realms, Regions, and Concepts has been expanded and enhanced upon previous editions. This carefully crafted text by one of the most traveled, knowledgeable and authoritative geography authors, H.J. deBlij provides a comprehensive understanding about the world with a long history of on authoritative content, outstanding cartography, currency, and comprehensive coverage, in a technology-rich package. A new online World Regional Geography program is one of many new strong and effective technologies included.
  • New Organization! Chapters are now divided into A/B sections. Within each chapter, Part A, Defining the Realm, examines developments that unfold across the entire realm or major parts of it. In Part B, Regions of the Realm, the authors explore the regions within the realms to view developments at a finer resolution and examine the role of individual states and national cultures.
  • New and updated content incorporated into the narrative of every chapter. Chapters 8A and 8B (South Asia), for example, now discusses recent developments in the cultural and religious conflict between Pakistan and India, as well as a more detailed discussion of economic growth and effects of globalization in South Asia.
  • New “Voice From the Region” feature, in every chapter. Each essay showcases the local perspective of an individual who resides in the realm.
  • Many new photographs and field notes, taken by co-author Jan Nijman while doing fieldwork.
  • New BBC videos, which can be used as lecture-launchers in class
  • Regional Issue Feature: Two voices state opposing viewpoints regarding an issue that bedevils the realm and has geographic context. These comments are intended to stimulate discussion and debate.
  • Web-based GeoDiscoveries multimedia package. This multimedia resource contains a number of activities, links, lessons and quizzes for many of the key concepts studied in regional geography.
  • Table G-1, Area and Demographic Table for the World's States, which is a valuable resource and information base for students and instructors.
  • What You Can Do