Diversity Amid Globalization

Author: Lester Rowntree
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780321714480
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With an arresting visual layout designed for today's learners, Diversity Amid Globalization emphasizes the connections and diversity between people and places—challenging students to compare and contrast the regions of the world within thematically organized regional chapters. The Fifth Edition is thoroughly updated with the latest maps and data and a greater focus on the impacts of globalization. Relevant environmental, climate change, and political developments are incorporated throughout, supporting the authors' goal of helping to create more informed, geographically aware students.

Diversity Amid Globalization

Author: Lester Rowntree
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780136005544
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Diversity Amid Globalization explicitly acknowledges the geographic changes in today’s world by emphasizing both the homogenizing and diversifying forces inherent to the globalization process. This approach allows the authors to emphasize the interconnections that bind people and places together. The globalization approach challenges students to make critical comparisons between the regions of the world in order to understand them more fully.

Globalization and Diversity

Author: Lester Rowntree
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134117010
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For courses in world regional geography. Helping Readers Understand the Tension Between Globalization and Local Diversity This contemporary approach to World Regional Geography introduces the latest ideas, concepts, and theories in geography while also developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals of world regions. It conveys a strong sense of place and an understanding of the connections within and between world regions. Globalization and Diversity focuses on the core materials that readers need to know. The Fifth Edition features new content on everyday globalization, and the tools, skills, and applied approach of contemporary geography, along with MasteringGeographyTM with MapMaster(tm) NextGen interactive maps, new video resources, animations, and author blogs. Also Available with MasteringGeography (tm) This title is available with MasteringGeography-an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringGeography does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringGeography search for: 0134075048 / 9780134075044 Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World Plus MasteringGeography with eText -- Access Card Package, 5/e Package consists of: 0134117018 / 978013411701 Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World 0134182731 / 9780134182735 MasteringGeography with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World

Communism and its Collapse

Author: Stephen White
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134694237
Format: PDF, Docs
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Ranging from the Russian revolution of 1917 to the collapse of Eastern Europe in the 1980s this study examines Communist rule. By focusing primarily on the USSR and Eastern Europe Stephen White covers the major topics and issues affecting these countries, including: * communism as a doctrine * the evolution of Communist rule * the challenges to Soviet authority in Hungary and Yugoslavia * the emerging economic fragility of the 1960s * the complex process of collapse in the 1980s. Any student or scholar of European history will find this an essential addition to their reading list.

Hardy Californians

Author: Lester Rowntree
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520250516
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An introduction to the complexities of California flora, climate, and geography offers a poetic sketch that is drawn from the botanist-author's experiences as a traveler in the mountains, deserts, and forests of the state. Original.

Introduction to Geography

Author: Carl H. Dahlman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781292061269
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Introduction to Geography: People, Places, & Environment, Sixth Edition introduces students to the major tools, techniques, and methodological approaches of the discipline through new applied and visual features that engage students and reinforce real-world connections. The authors emphasize the integration of various aspects of geographic processes and systems by discussing what happens in one set of geographic processes and how that affects others. For example, what happens in economic systems affects environmental conditions; what happens to climate affects political dynamics.

Diversity Amid Globalization World Regions Environment Development

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 149705687X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Diversity Amid Globalization, World Regions, Environment, Development. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The Indo European Controversy

Author: Asya Pereltsvaig
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107054532
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book challenges media-celebrated evolutionary studies linking Indo-European languages to Neolithic Anatolia, instead defending traditional practices in historical linguistics.

The Heritage of World Civilizations Volume 1

Author: Frank M. Turner
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0205893449
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A global perspective on the major narratives of world history. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields, The Heritage of World Civilizations offers compelling and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European and American civilizations while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions. This comprehensive yet accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. Note: MyHistoryLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyHistoryLab at no extra charge, please visit www.MyHistoryLab.com or use ISBN: 9780205207572.