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ISBN-13 9780321819048ISBN-10 0321819047
ISBN-10 0321769678ISBN-13 9780321769671
Author(s): Susan Wiley Hardwick; Fred M. Shelley; Donald G. Holtgrieve
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 448

North America’s physical, economic, and cultural environments are changing rapidly – from climate change and environmental hazards, to the ongoing global economic malaise, to an expanding population, to the cultural phenomenon of online social networks like Facebook. The Geography of North America: Environment, Culture, Economy is an engaging approach to the geography of the U.S., Canada, and Greenland. While the material is structured around traditional concepts and themes, compelling modern examples illustrate key concepts, including popular culture, sports, music, and travel. The authors’ accessible approach promotes understanding of various regions of the continent as well as Hawai'i and Greenland. The Second Edition strengthens the text’s three core themes of environment, culture, and economy with new data and updated chapter sections, revised feature box essays, new pedagogical structure of learning outcomes, checkpoints, and discussion questions. Online media and quiz support are found on the book’s premium website at