By Rudi Hartmann, Jing'ai Wang, Tao Ye

ISBN-10: 9401787913

ISBN-13: 9789401787918

ISBN-10: 9401787921

ISBN-13: 9789401787925

The ebook is the result of a distinct enterprise: a workforce of chinese language geographers and a group of yankee geographers collaborated on a brand new Comparative Geography of China and the USA. The ebook meets a excessive call for for comparative information regarding China and the USA, because the domestic of the 2 prime economies in a globalizing global. Comparisons of the 2 nations comprise the similarities and alterations of their actual environments and ordinary dangers, the expansion and altering spatial distribution of inhabitants and ethnic teams in China and the united states, traditions and modern neighborhood expressions of agriculture and meals construction in addition to the quickly altering city and commercial styles in either nations. The e-book additionally highlights the 2 nations’ interconnectedness, in alternate and within the alternate of cultural, social, clinical & technological info. the amount serves as a tremendous source in geographic schooling because it contributes to a greater and extra entire realizing of the formation and improvement of the 2 nations’ simple geographical styles and processes.

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