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 Arthur Getis and Mark Bjelland and Victoria Getis
ISBN10: 1259570002
ISBN13: 9781259570001
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 

About the Author

Arthur Getis

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

Mark Bjelland

Mark Bjelland is professor of geography at Calvin University

Victoria Getis

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