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Geography: A Global Synthesis

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This work contains comprehensive coverage of both and physical and human Geography. It has more emphasis on population geography than previous editions, including world distribution, population history, migration and ethnic diversity. It also has more emphasis on Japan and the Pacific Rim.
Paperback, 833 pages
Published April 9th 2001 by Prentice Hall (first published 1972)
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Roni Kantola
Aug 01, 2015 Roni Kantola rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This definitely is interesting, covering multiple areas of interest. Also, this is both quite abstract and practical, so there are both real world examples and mathematical etc. approaches. Anyway, there's perhaps even too much stuff, and the overall is a bit messy, with some old theories in it too. But that's why it is actually quite silly too. Consider this as an art piece, and this becomes great science fiction. Anyway, the text is fine, after you really immerse yourself in it, instead of hav ...more
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Dated and poorly constructed, did not like it that much (but had to read it for school). As a european I noticed the authors concentration on america and ignorance of many other parts of the world.
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