THE POWER OF PLACE

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   Order Code: OUP892    ISBN : 9780199754328
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Geography is destiny, insists author Harm de Blij, who shows that the world is "rugged terrain" in which physical and cultural barriers create situational differences that determine what access people have to resources and opportunities.

Chapters address language, religion, health, barriers to migration, the risk of natural disasters, and cities versus provinces; a final chapter brainstorms how to open the way to new opportunities.

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This title is part of the series: THE POWER OF PLACE

Copyright

2009

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Pages

280

Grade

10 and up

ISBN

9780199754328