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Human Geography https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260220648.jpeg 13 2020 9781260220643 This thirteenth edition of Human Geography retains the organization and structure of its earlier versions. Like them, it seeks to introduce its users to the scope and excitement of geography and its relevance to their daily lives and roles as informed citizens. We recognize that for any students, human geography may be their first or only work in geography and this, their first or only textbook in the discipline. For these students particularly, we seek to convey the richness and breadth of human geography and to give insight into the nature and intellectual challenges of the field of geography itself.
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Human Geography

Human Geography, 13th Edition

ISBN10: 1260220648 | ISBN13: 9781260220643
By Mark Bjelland, Daniel Montello, Arthur Getis
© 2020

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This thirteenth edition of Human Geography retains the organization and structure of its earlier versions. Like them, it seeks to introduce its users to the scope and excitement of geography and its relevance to their daily lives and roles as informed citizens. We recognize that for any students, human geography may be their first or only work in geography and this, their first or only textbook in the discipline. For these students particularly, we seek to convey the richness and breadth of human geography and to give insight into the nature and intellectual challenges of the field of geography itself.

1 Introduction: Some Background Basics

Part 1 Themes and Fundamentals of Human Geography

2 Roots and Meaning of Culture

3 Spatial Interaction and Spatial Behavior

4 Population: World Patterns, Regional Trends

Part 2 Patterns of Diversity and Unity

5 Language and Religion: Mosaics of Culture

6 Ethnic Geography: Threads of Diversity

7 Cultural Identities and Cultural Landscapes: Diversity and Uniformity

Part 3 Dynamic Patterns of the Space Economy

8 Economic Geography: Primary Activities

9 Economic Geography: Manufacturing and Services

10 Economic Development and Change

Part 4 Landscapes of Functional Organization

11 Urban Systems and Urban Structures

12 The Political Ordering of Space

Part 5 Human Actions and Environmental Impacts

13 Human Impacts on Natural Systems

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About the Author

Mark Bjelland

Mark Bjelland is professor of geography at Calvin University

Daniel Montello

Daniel Montello is professor of geography at the University of California at Santa Barbara

Arthur Getis

Arthur Getis is Distinguished Professor of Geography Emeritus at San Diego State University

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