(Article of book - 1989)

Document title

Geography in America (Anglais)
Géographie de l'Amérique

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GAILE Gary L. (a1) (Editeur scientifique) ; WILLMOTT Cort J. (Editeur scientifique) ;
(a1) Univ. Colo., Boulder, CO, ETATS-UNIS


A compendious tome involving 126 authors assessing most facets of geographical research conducted by Americans (and, in some cases, other nationalities). Separate chapters, accompanied by copious bibliographies, are on : foundations of modern American geography| geography in American education| biogeography| climatology| geomorphology| energy geography : water resources| coastal and marine geography| historical geography| cultural ecology| cultural geography| environmental perception and behavioral geography| geographical research on native americans| population geography| industrial geography| transportation geography| contemporary agriculture and rural land use| regional development and planning| geography of recreation, tourism and sport| hazards research| medical geography| aging and the aged| perspectives on Africa in the 1980s| Latin America| Asia| Soviet and East Europe| Canadian geography| political geography| geography from the left| the urban problematic| geographic perspectives on women| cartography| mathematical and statistical analysis in human geography| remote sensing| and geographic information systems. Though not powerfully critical in its approach, this volume represents the state-of-the-art of the discipline as practiced in North America. - (DWG)



ISBN : 0-675-20648-0

Editor : Merrill Publ. Co., Columbus, OH - ETATS-UNIS (1989)

Millesime : 1989  [840]

Collation : Illustration ;




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