Introduction to Geography https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259570002.jpeg 15 9781259570001 Getis Introduction to Geography is written to clearly and concisely convey the nature of the field of geography, its intellectual challenges, and the logical interconnections of its parts. Even if students take no further work in geography, they will have come into contact with the richness and breadth of Geography and have new insights and understandings for their present and future roles as informed adults. This new edition provides students content and scope of the subfields of geography, emphasize its unifying themes, and provide the foundation for further work in their areas of interest. A useful textbook must be flexible enough in its organization to permit an instructor to adapt it to the time and subject matter constraints of a particular course. Although Getis Introduction to Geography is designed with a one-quarter or one-semester course in mind, this text may be used in a full-year introduction to geography when employed as a point of departure for special topics and amplifications introduced by the instructor or when supplemented by additional readings and class projects.
Introduction to Geography

Introduction to Geography

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By Mark Bjelland and David Kaplan and Jon Malinowski and Arthur Getis
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Copyright: 2018
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Chapter 1 Introduction 
Chapter 2 Techniques of Geographic Analysis 
Chapter 3 Physical Geography: Landforms 
Chapter 4 Physical Geography: Weather and Climate 
Chapter 5 Population Geography 
Chapter 6 Cultural Geography 
Chapter 7 Human Interaction 
Chapter 8 Political Geography 
Chapter 9 Economic Geography: Agriculture and Primary Activities 
Chapter 10 Economic Geography: Manufacturing and Services 
Chapter 11 An Urban World 
Chapter 12 The Geography of Natural Resources 
Chapter 13 Human Impact on the Environment 

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Mark Bjelland

Mark Bjelland is professor of geography at Calvin University

David Kaplan

David H. Kaplan is a professor of geography at Kent State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kaplan has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and chapters, and he has seven books published: Segregation in Cities, Nested Identities, Boundaries and Place, Urban Geography, Landscapes of the Ethnic Economy, Perthes World Atlas, and the four-volume Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overview. His research interests include nationalism, borderlands, ethnic and racial segregation, urban and regional development, housing and finance, and transportation. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, bicycling, skiing, and gaining a deep appreciation of different places.

Jon Malinowski

Jon C. Malinowski received his B.S. in foreign service from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in geography from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been a member of the geography faculty at the United States Military Academy at West Point since 1995. In addition to scholarly articles, he is the co-author of several books, including geography texts and trade books on summer camp and West Point’s changing landscape. His research interests have focused on spatial cognition, children’s geographies, and cultural geography and he has taught courses on Asia, North America, the Middle East and Africa, world regional geography, human geography, behavioral geography, economic geography, and the historical geography of the Hudson Valley. In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Malinowski has held administrative positions in the Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers and in the Geography Program at the Academy. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for YMCA Camp Belknap in Tuftonboro, New Hampshire.

Arthur Getis

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

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