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Author De Blij, Harm J.

Title Why geography matters : three challenges facing America : climate change, the rise of China, and global terrorism / H. J. de Blij.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    909.83 DEB    Available
Description xii, 308 p. : ill. , maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-286) and index.
Contents Why geography matters -- Reading maps and facing threats -- Earth's changeable environments -- Climate and civilization -- A future geography of human population -- The mesh of civilizations -- Red star rising: China's geopolitical gauntlet -- Terrorism's widening circle -- From terrorism to insurgency -- European superpower? -- Russia: trouble on the Eastern front -- Hope for Africa?
Subject Human geography -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Terrorism -- History -- 21st century.
Climatic changes -- History -- 21st century.
China -- Politics and government -- 2002-
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009-
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
ISBN 0195183010 : $30.00

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