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World Regional Geography SaplingPlus (8th Edition)

Global Patterns, Local Lives

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WH Freeman

Pages: 625
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13 June 2020

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Pulsipher’s World Regional Geography shows the rich diversity of human life and demystifies global issues by representing the daily lives of men, women, and children in the various regions of our globe. The eighth edition...

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Pulsipher’s World Regional Geography shows the rich diversity of human life and demystifies global issues by representing the daily lives of men, women, and children in the various regions of our globe. The eighth edition continues to make these global issues accessible to students through a thematic framework, new learning outcomes and new end of chapter support for students. This text comes with homework help SaplingPlus, an online solution that combines an e-book of the text, Pulsipher’s powerful multimedia resources, and the robust problem bank of Sapling Learning. Every problem entered by a student will be answered with targeted feedback, allowing your students to learn with every question they answer.

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Thematic Framework provides focus and structure for both students and instructors: Environment, Globalization and Development, Power and Politics, Urbanization, Population and Gender

Photo Essays Five photo essays per chapter help students visualize the following concepts: Vulnerability to Climate Change, Globalization and Development, Power and Politics, Urbanization, and Population, Gender, and Culture

Visual Histories These visual timelines for each region use images to illustrate key historical points





Updated coverage on Brexit 

Updated coverage on US Trade agreements

Updated coverage on China's influence 

Updated coverage on Authoritarianism 

NEW Photo Essays - Five photo essays per chapter help students visualize the following concepts: Vulnerability to Climate Change, Globalization and Development, Power and Politics, Urbanization, and Population, Gender, and Culture

New end of chapter critical thinking questions

New end of chapter visual concept maps









1 Geography: An Exploration of Connections
2 North America
3 Middle and South America
4 Europe
5 Russia and the Post-Soviet States
6 North Africa and Southwest Asia
7 Sub-Saharan Africa
8 South Asia
9 East Asia
10 Southeast Asia
11 Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific
Epilogue 1 Polar Regions
Epilogue 2 Space.


SaplingPlus has a variety of assessments, videos, and animations aligned with each chapter of the text. LearningCurve adaptive quizzing helps students prepare for class and drives them back to the text to reinforce their learning.
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Lydia Mihelic Pulsipher is a cultural-historical geographer who studies the landscapes and lifeways of ordinary people through the lenses of archaeology, geography, and ethnography. She has contributed to several geography-related exhibits at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.

Alex A. Pulsipher is an independent scholar in Knoxville, Tennessee, who has conducted research on vulnerability to climate change, sustainable communities, and the diffusion of green technologies in the United States. In the early 1990s, Alex spent time in South Asia working for a sustainable development research center. He then completed a B.A. at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, writing his undergraduate...

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Lydia Mihelic Pulsipher is a cultural-historical geographer who studies the landscapes and lifeways of ordinary people through the lenses of archaeology, geography, and ethnography. She has contributed to several geography-related exhibits at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.

Alex A. Pulsipher is an independent scholar in Knoxville, Tennessee, who has conducted research on vulnerability to climate change, sustainable communities, and the diffusion of green technologies in the United States. In the early 1990s, Alex spent time in South Asia working for a sustainable development research center. He then completed a B.A. at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, writing his undergraduate thesis on the history of Hindu nationalism. Beginning in 1995, Alex contributed to the research and writing of the first edition of World Regional Geography with Lydia Pulsipher.

Ola Johansson is a cultural and urban geographer with a particular interest in music. As a cultural geographer, hehas studied local music scenes and venues, touring patterns, national identity and cultural hybridity in music. Ola is also co-author of the book Sound, Society, and the Geography of Popular Music. A new book on the Swedish music industry is forthcoming. As an urban geographer, he is interested in urban policy and governance, the formation of
entertainment districts, and place branding. 

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