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Published: 22 May 2008

200 Pages | 20 halftones


ISBN: 9780199211289

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Geography: A Very Short Introduction

John A. Matthews and David T. Herbert

Very Short Introductions

  • An essential insight into one of the most complex and misunderstood disciplines
  • Shows how Geography forms an integral part of contemporary life, with a wide range of up-to-date examples from global warming and oil to urbanization and ethnicity
  • Explains the methods and cutting-edge technologies that geographers use today
  • Looks at both Physical Geography, which covers natural environments and landscapes, and Human Geography, which investigates people and the cultural landscape, and explains the tensions and also the unity between the two areas of study
  • Reveals how Geography can help solve major environmental and social issues