The Europeans | 2nd Edition
A Geography of People, Culture, and Environment
AUTHOR: Ostergren, Robert C. and Le BossÃƒÂ©, Mathias
PUBLISHER: Guilford Publications
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This leading text offers a comprehensive, richly nuanced, and authoritative introduction to European geography. Coverage encompasses the entire region: its physical setting and environment, population and migration, languages and religions, and political organization. Particular attention is given to historic and contemporary features of the diverse urban environments in which most Europeans live, work, and play. Combining vivid description, essential information, and cogent analysis, the text is illustrated with more than 200 photographs and 64 maps. New to this edition:
- fully updated to reflect ongoing changes in this dynamic region
- expanded coverage of timely topics such as emissions and energy policy, aging of the population, migration, religiosity and secularization, ethnonationalism, healthcare, popular culture, and the future of the European Union
- engaging vignettes in every chapter on European places, cultural issues, and daily life
- over 45 new photographs and maps.
This book will be important reading for instructors and students in geography and related fields and it will servenbsp;as a primary text in undergraduate courses on European geography.
PUBLICATION DATE: 3/7/2011
CATEGORY: Business & Economics, History, Social Science