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Published: 22 August 2019

528 Pages | 173 photos; 70 figures; 104 maps

ISBN: 9780199032938

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Human Geography

Tenth Edition

Michael Mercier and William Norton

  • International examples throughout the book offer students a global perspective on human geography
  • The only ground-up Canadian book of its kind, incorporating a wealth of up-to-date Canadian examples
  • Praised by reviewers for its clear and comprehensible presentation of concepts and examples
  • The product of a lifetime of teaching and research, the text offers an authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the discipline
  • A thematic approach provides context through three recurring themes - relations between humans and land, regional studies, and spatial analysis - that organize and unify the text
  • An excellent art program features easy-to-read maps, beautiful photographs, and full-colour boxes and figures
  • An engaging box program highlights interesting topics that invite students to think about ideas in human geography from many angles:
  • - In the News boxes draw students' attention to current events that relate to human geography
  • - Examining the Issues boxes provide a deeper look at topics and ideas especially relevant to the practice and study of geography such as levels of economic development, the geography of fear, and careers in geography
  • - Around the Globe boxes explore topics such as the World Trade Organization, declining fertility, and flooding in Bangladesh, offering students a global perspective on human geography
  • Additional web content indicated in the text by a marginal icon