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"The best of what geography has to offer in one volume. A simply marvelous and well-written introduction to the flourishing field of Human Geography, written by prominent thinkers, and with a keen eye for critical debates and topical themes. Highly recommended." - Professor Henk van Houtum, Radboud University Nijmegen "Exceptional throughout" - Dr Chris Bear, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University "A comprehensive and critical textbook that really covers all the bases" - Dr Colm Breathnach, Geography Programme, University of Strathclyde "A superb introduction to Human Geography, and a book that students will also find an important resource for courses in later years. This book has always had great strengths in economic and political geography, and the latest edition both extends its scope, and shows why human geography is a vital perspective in understanding the key issues of our times." - Professor David Gilbert, Royal Holloway, University of London "A lively, stimulating, interactive and colourful student-centred appraoch - the textbook of choice for undergraduate geography students" - Professor Mark Boyle, National University of Ireland, Maynooth "It is rare to find an introductory textbook that successfully combines clearly outlined foundational concepts with critical reflection on state of the art understandings of the world around us; this new edition of An Introduction to Human Geography does exactly that. This is a persuasive and comprehensive teaching resource for students and educators alike." - Professor Anna Davies, Department of Geography, Trinity College DublinReseña del editor:
Comprehensively revised, the fourth edition of this widely used text provides a global overview of the major topics within human geography, including resources, population, food security, the economy and development, geopolitics and territory, culture, society, cities, the environment and environmentalism, inequality, agriculture and rurality, the politics of place and globalisation, and global governance. Coherent and substantial chapters ensure balanced treatment across the range of contemporary human geography. Focusing on key geographical challenges facing the world in the early twenty-first century, stimulating coverage examines the diverse forces that shape economies and societies. Themes, issues and links are highlighted and emphasised to present a holistic view of what the editors describe as our '... interconnected, contradictory, complex, conflict-ridden and fantastically diverse planet.' All chapters are written by specialists in the field and offer original, critical and engaging perspectives.
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Descripción Pearson Education Canada, 2012. Paperback. Condición: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. del artículo: P110273740709
Descripción Pearson Education Canada. PAPERBACK. Condición: New. 0273740709 New Condition. Nº de ref. del artículo: NEW7.3080039