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The Human Mosaic

The Human Mosaic Author Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov
ISBN-10 0716763842
Release 2005-08-19
Pages 464
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The Thematic Approach of The Human Mosaic.



Jordan s Fundamentals of the Human Mosaic

Jordan s Fundamentals of the Human Mosaic Author Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov
ISBN-10 1464110689
Release 2013-11-21
Pages 384
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Exceptionally brief, and filled with fascinating information and image-rich study features, Fundamentals of The Human Mosaic reintroduced the thematic organization that made Terry Jordan-Bychkov's The Human Mosaic a bestseller, centering coverage around five distinctive perspectives: • Culture region • Cultural diffusion • Cultural ecology • Cultural interaction • Cultural landscape The thoroughly updated new edition features a wealth of content updates and an expanded media package that includes Freeman's new online course space, LaunchPad (featuring LearningCurve adaptive quizzing and a number of additional interactive study tools in an innovative interface that makes it supremely easy to create and deliver assignments.



Loose leaf Version for Fundamentals of the Human Mosaic

Loose leaf Version for Fundamentals of the Human Mosaic Author Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov
ISBN-10 9781464174339
Release 2013-12-15
Pages 384
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Exceptionally brief, and filled with fascinating information and image-rich study features, Fundamentals of The Human Mosaic reintroduced the thematic organization that made Terry Jordan-Bychkov's The Human Mosaic a bestseller, centering coverage around five distinctive perspectives: • Culture region • Cultural diffusion • Cultural ecology • Cultural interaction • Cultural landscape



The Cultural Geography Reader

The Cultural Geography Reader Author Timothy Oakes
ISBN-10 9781134113156
Release 2008-03-03
Pages 496
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The Cultural Geography Reader draws together fifty-two classic and contemporary abridged readings that represent the scope of the discipline and its key concepts. Readings have been selected based on their originality, accessibility and empirical focus, allowing students to grasp the conceptual and theoretical tools of cultural geography through the grounded research of leading scholars in the field. Each of the eight sections begins with an introduction that discusses the key concepts, its history and relation to cultural geography and connections to other disciplines and practices. Six to seven abridged book chapters and journal articles, each with their own focused introductions, are also included in each section. The readability, broad scope, and coverage of both classic and contemporary pieces from the US and UK makes The Cultural Geography Reader relevant and accessible for a broad audience of undergraduate students and graduate students alike. It bridges the different national traditions in the US and UK, as well as introducing the span of classic and contemporary cultural geography. In doing so, it provides the instructor and student with a versatile yet enduring benchmark text.



The Human Mosaic

The Human Mosaic Author Mona Domosh
ISBN-10 9781429240185
Release 2011-11-15
Pages 496
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The classic text originated by Terry Jordan remains a bestselling classroom favorite, continually offering students a cohesive framework for exploring both the defining core topics of human geography and the most important, emerging issues in the field. In the new edition, authors Mona Domosh, Roderick Neumann, and Patricia Price offer their take on Terry Jordan's unique approach, organizing each chapter around five essential themes: • Region • Mobility • Globalization • Nature-Culture • Cultural Landscape Within this thematic approach, the new edition offers fully updated coverage, new features and pedagogy, and new media options.



Student Atlas of World Politics

Student Atlas of World Politics Author John Allen
ISBN-10 9780077633615
Release 2012-03-09
Pages
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Student Atlas of World Politics has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Student Atlas of World Politics also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Student Atlas of World Politics book for free.



Dry Place

Dry Place Author Patricia L. Price
ISBN-10 0816643067
Release 2004
Pages 222
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Landscape is the space of negotiation between human beings and the physical world, and rarely are the negotiations more complex and subtle than those conducted through the desert landscape along the Mexico-U.S. border. Patricia L. Price views the shaping of the landscape on and around the border through various narratives that have sought to establish claims to these dry lands. Most prominent are the accounts of Anglo-American expansionism and Manifest Destiny juxtaposed with the Chicano nationalist tale of Aztlan in the twentieth century, all constituting collective, contending claims to the U.S. Southwest. Demonstrating how stories can become vehicles for reshaping places and identities, Price considers characters old and new who inhabit the contemporary borderlands between Mexico and the United States-ranging from longstanding manifestations of good and evil in the figures of the Virgin of Guadalupe and the Devil to a collection of lay saints embodying current concerns. Dry Place weaves together theoretical insights with field-based inquiry, autobiography, and creative writing to arrive at a textured understanding of the bordered landscape of late modern subjectivity. Patricia L. Price is associate professor of geography in the Department of International Relations at Florida International University in Miami.



Essentials of World Regional Geography

Essentials of World Regional Geography Author White
ISBN-10 9780077514938
Release 2013-10-04
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Essentials of World Regional Geography has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Essentials of World Regional Geography also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Essentials of World Regional Geography book for free.



Imposing Wilderness

Imposing Wilderness Author Roderick P. Neumann
ISBN-10 9780520234680
Release 2002-01-23
Pages 256
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"An impressive achievement. . . . Given the intense and sometimes violent character of park-centered conflicts, given the pivotal role of nature tourism in the foreign-currency earnings of African countries, and given the persistence of rural poverty, Neumann's observations and arguments take on tremendous significance."—Allan Pred, Editorial Board, California Studies in Critical Human Geography



An Introduction to Human Environment Geography

An Introduction to Human Environment Geography Author William G. Moseley
ISBN-10 9781118241059
Release 2013-08-05
Pages 416
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This introductory level text explores various theoretical approaches to human-environment geography, demonstrating how local dynamics and global processes influence how we interact with our environments. Introduces students to fundamental concepts in environmental geography and science Explores the core theoretical traditions within the field, along with major thematic issues such as population, food and agriculture, and water resources Offers an engaging and unique view of the spatial relationships between humans and their environment across geographical locations around the world Includes a variety of real-world policy questions and emphasizes geography’s strong tradition of field work by featuring prominent nature-society geographers in guest field notes



Statistics in Geography

Statistics in Geography Author David Ebdon
ISBN-10 0631136886
Release 1991-01-08
Pages 242
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Statistics in Geography has established itself as the best introductory textbook on the subject: the author makes statistical concepts and techniques intellible and their applications in a wide variety of problems comprehensible, even exciting. The main feature of this much-awaited new edition is a set of 17 computer programs (with sample outputs) that cover nearly all the statistical techniques described. These have been carefully written to be user-friendly in an elementary subset of Basic to make them simple to implement on most micro computers. This means students can be more adventurous in their applications and interpretations of statistical techniques. The author has, at the same time, retained all the worked examples in the book so that the reader can gain insight into the logic of the methds by working through them by hand. These, together with problems of various levels of complexity plus comprehensive answers at the back of the book, provide the student with a clear and thorough understanding of both the methods and their potential applications.



Resilience and the Cultural Landscape

Resilience and the Cultural Landscape Author Tobias Plieninger
ISBN-10 9781139789516
Release 2012-10-18
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All over the world, efforts are being made to preserve landscapes facing fundamental change as a consequence of widespread agricultural intensification, land abandonment and urbanisation. The 'cultural landscape' and 'resilience' approaches have, until now, largely been viewed as distinct methods for understanding the effects of these dynamics and the ways in which they might be adapted or managed. This book brings together these two perspectives, providing new insights into the social-ecological resilience of cultural landscapes by coming to terms with, and challenging, the concepts of 'driving forces', 'thresholds', 'adaptive cycles' and 'adaptive management'. By linking these research communities, this book develops a new perspective on landscape changes. Based on firm conceptual contributions and rich case studies from Europe, the Americas and Australia, it will appeal to anyone interested in analysing and managing change in human-shaped environments in the context of sustainability.



The Protected Landscape Approach

The Protected Landscape Approach Author Jessica Brown
ISBN-10 9782831707976
Release 2005
Pages 268
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The traditional patterns of land use that have created many of the world's cultural landscapes contribute to biodiversity, support ecological processes, provide important environmental services, and have proven sustainable over the centuries. Protected landscapes can serve as living models of sustainable use of land and resources, and offer important lessons for sustainable development. Examples of these landscapes and the diverse strategies needed to maintain this essential relationship between people and the land are provided.



Fundamentals of the Human Mosaic A Thematic Introduction to Cultural Geography

Fundamentals of the Human Mosaic  A Thematic Introduction to Cultural Geography Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781478402879
Release 2016-10-17
Pages 43
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Fundamentals of the Human Mosaic, A Thematic Introduction to Cultural Geography. 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.



Sacred Worlds

Sacred Worlds Author Chris Park
ISBN-10 9781134877348
Release 2002-11-01
Pages 352
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This book, the first in the field for two decades, looks at the relationships between geography and religion. It represents a synthesis of research by geographers of many countries, mainly since the 1960s. No previous book has tackled this emerging field from such a broad, interdisciplinary perspective, and never before have such a variety of detailed case studies been pulled together in so comparative or illuminating a way. Examples and case studies have been drawn from all the major world religions and from all continents from both a historical and contemporary perspective. Major themes covered in the book include the distribution of religion and the processes by which religion and religious ideas spread through space and time. Some of the important links between religion and population are also explored. A great deal of attention is focused on the visible manifestations of religion on the cultural landscape, including landscapes of worship and of death, and the whole field of sacred space and religious pilgrimage.



The Interpretation of Cultures

The Interpretation of Cultures Author Clifford Geertz
ISBN-10 9780465093564
Release 2017-08-15
Pages 576
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In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.



Hybrid Geographies

Hybrid Geographies Author Sarah Whatmore
ISBN-10 9781847876782
Release 2002-08-20
Pages 226
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`Hybrid Geographies is one of the most original and important contributions to our field in the last 30 years. At once immensley provocative and productive, it is written with uncommon clarity and grace, and promises to breathe new life not only into geographical inquiry but into critical practice across the spectrum of the humanities and social sciences - and beyond. An extraordinary achievement' - Professor Derek Gregory, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia Hybrid Geographies critically examines the `opposition' between nature and culture, the material and the social, as represented in scientific, environmental and popular discourses. Demonstrating that the world is not an exclusively human achievement, Hybrid Geographies reconsiders the relation between human and non-human, the social and the material, showing how they are intimately and variously linked. General arguments - informed by work in critical geography, feminist theory, environmental ethics, and science studies - are illustrated throughout with detailed case-study material. This exemplifies the two core themes of the book: a consideration of hybridity (the human/non-human relation) and of the `fault-lines' in the spatial organization of society and nature. Hybrid Geographies is essential reading for students in the social sciences with an interest in nature, space and social theory.