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World Regional Geography (7th Edition)

Global Patterns, Local Lives

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WH Freeman

Pages: 625
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10 January 2017

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Pulsipher’s textbook shows the diversity of human life and demystifies global issues by representing the daily lives of men, women, and children in the various regions around the world. The seventh edition uses a new...

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Pulsipher’s textbook shows the diversity of human life and demystifies global issues by representing the daily lives of men, women, and children in the various regions around the world. The seventh edition uses a new thematic framework to organize information and help students think critically about the local and global impacts of environment; gender and population; urbanization; globalization and development; and power and politics.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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  • New Thematic Approach - To focus teaching and help students retain information, each chapter of World Regional Geography now focuses on five themes: Environment, Globalization and Development, Power and Politics, Urbanization and Population and Gender
  • Restructured Chapters - Each chapter covers the five Geographic Themes refer in the same order, with discussions of climate change, food, and water
  • Epilogues: Polar Regions and Space - The epilogue discussing Antarctica now includes the Arctic for comparative coverage in the context of climate change
  • On the Bright Side - Commentaries that explore some of the more hopeful patterns and opportunities emerging within each region




BRIEF CONTENTS
PREFACE
Chapter 1Geography: An Exploration of Connections
Chapter 2 North America
Chapter 3 Middle and South America
Chapter 4 Europe
Chapter 5 Russia and the Post-Soviet States
Chapter 6 North Africa and Southwest Asia
Chapter 7 Sub-Saharan Africa
Chapter 8 South Asia
Chapter 9 East Asia
Chapter 10 Southeast Asia
Chapter 11          Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, and The Pacific
EPILOGUE 1: Polar Regions
EPILOGUE 2: Outer Space
Glossary G-1
Text Sources and Credits TC-1
Index I-1.

World Regional Geography is available with SaplingPlus.  Within SaplingPlus, you’ll have access to an interactive ebook (available on and offline) along with questions, quizzes and targeted feedback to help you achieve success in your course. Key features include:
  • Web Maps – Giving students the opportunity to develop geospatial skills using real geography tools
  • Video Quizzes
  • Reading Quizzes
  • eBook
Contact your lecturer to find out if your university is adopting SaplingPlus.

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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.

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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.

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