Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment, Development by Lester RowntreeDiversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment, Development by Lester Rowntree

Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment, Development

byLester Rowntree, Martin Lewis, Marie Price

Hardcover | January 30, 2017

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For introductory courses in world regional and regional geography.


The sights, sounds, and tastes of world regions

Diversity Amid Globalization uses interactive learning tools to take readers on a journey through the diverse regions of the world. The 7th Edition supports the most comprehensive world regional program, helping individuals explore the various sights, sounds, and tastes of different parts of the world. With deeper mobile integration, web maps, video tours, and geoscience animations enhance readers’ virtual, active learning experience. Links and online supplements provide insight into world regional geography, including explorations of space, language, music, and cooking traditions. Focusing on globalization, the text’s arresting visual layout and updated content combine to give readers an accurate portrayal of the world’s evolving regional landscapes.

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Les Rowntree is a Research Associate at the University of California, Berkeley, where he researches and writes about global and local environmental issues. This career change came after more than three decades teaching both Geography and Environmental Studies at San Jose State University. As an environmental geographer, Dr. Rowntree’...
Title:Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment, DevelopmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 10.7 × 8.7 × 1 inPublished:January 30, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Concepts of World Geography

2. Physical Geography and the Environment

3. North America

4. Latin America

5. The Caribbean

6. Sub-Saharan Africa

7. Southwest Asia and North Africa

8. Europe

9. The Russian Domain

10. Central Asia

11. East Asia

12. South Asia

13. Southeast Asia

14. Australia and Oceania