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10 Geographic Ideas That Changed the World by Susan Hanson

By Susan Hanson

When geographic principles swap the realm in our heads, the impression should be learn at the flooring and in our lives. In those thought-provoking, witty essays, a few of America's such a lot extraordinary geographers discover ten geographic principles that experience actually replaced the area and how we imagine and act. They take on rules that impose form at the global, rules that mould our realizing of the average surroundings, and ideas that determine relationships among humans and areas. each one of these principles has had--and maintains to have—a deep influence at the method we comprehend the realm and our position in it. A compelling advent to the self-discipline of geography, this colleciton will switch how you examine either geography and the world!

The participants, who contain a number of earlier presidents of the organization of yank Geographers, participants of the nationwide Academy of Sciences, and authors of significant works within the self-discipline, are: Elizabeth ok. Burns, Patricia Gober, Anne Godlewska, Michael F. Goodchild, Susan Hanson, Robert W. Kates, John R. Mather, William B. Meyer, Mark Monmonier, Edward Relph, Edward J. Taaffe, and B. L. Turner, II.

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