The European Culture Area
A Systematic Geography (Changing Regions in a Global Context: New Perspectives in Regional Geography Series)
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|Format: ||Paperback, 454 pages, Sixth Edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||151 black & white illustrations, 51 black & white halftones, 1 tables|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 March 2014|
Now in a fully updated edition, this leading textbook has been thoroughly revised to reflect the sweeping changes the past decade has brought to Europe and to incorporate new research and teaching approaches in regional geography. The topical organization-including environment, ethnicity, religion, language, demography, politics, industry, and urban and rural life-offers students a holistic understanding of the diverse European culture area. Inclusive, rich in ideas, lively, interesting, and humanistic, The European Culture Area remains the text of choice for courses on the geography of Europe.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What and Where Is Europe? Chapter 2: Physical Geography Chapter 3: Demography Chapter 4: The Pattern of Languages Chapter 5: The Geography of Religion Chapter 6: The European State System Chapter 7: Land and Life in the Rural Sector Chapter 8: Manufacturing and Industry Chapter 9: The Postindustrial Economy and the Quest for European Integration Chapter 10: The European City Chapter 11: Europe's Changing Social and Ethnic Geography Chapter 12: Whither European Integration? Glossary
About the Author
Alexander B. Murphy is professor of geography and Rippey Chair in Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon. Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov (1938-2003) was Walter Prescott Webb Professor of History and Ideas in the Department of Geography at the University of Texas, Austin. Bella Bychkova Jordan is an instructor in the Department of Geography and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas, Austin.
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