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North America: Historical Geography of a Changing Continent 2ed

Author: McIlwraith, Tho
Binding: 7
Pages: 512
Pub Date: 01/08/2001
ISBN: 9780742500198
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Quick overview This volume offers a comprehensive historical overview of the formation and growth of North American regions from European exploration and colonization to the later 20th century. It explores themes including acquisition of geographical knowledge, cultural transfer and frontier expansion.
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This classic text retains the superb scholarship of the first edition in a thoroughly revised and accessibly written new edition. With both new and updated essays by distinguished American and Canadian authors, the book provides a comprehensive historical overview of the formation and growth of North American regions from European exploration and colonization to the second half of the twentieth century. Collectively the contributors explore the key themes of acquisition of geographical knowledge, cultural transfer and acculturation, frontier expansion, spatial organization of society, resource exploitation, regional and national integration, and landscape change.

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