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Introduction to Geography (WCB Geography) by Arthur Getis,Mark Bjelland

By Arthur Getis,Mark Bjelland

Getis advent to Geographyis written to obviously and concisely exhibit the character of the sphere of geography, its highbrow demanding situations, and the logical interconnections of its elements. no matter if scholars take no extra paintings in geography, they're going to have come into touch with the richness and breadth of Geography and feature new insights and understandings for his or her current and destiny roles as educated adults. This re-creation offers scholars content material and scope of the subfields of geography, emphasize its unifying issues, and supply the root for extra paintings of their components of curiosity. an invaluable textbook needs to be versatile adequate in its association to allow an teacher to evolve it to the time and material constraints of a selected path. even though Getis creation to Geography is designed with a one-quarter or one-semester path in brain, this article can be utilized in a full-year advent to geography whilst hired as some degree of departure for distinctive subject matters and amplifications brought via the trainer or whilst supplemented via extra readings and sophistication projects.

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