This new edition provides a comprehensive and solid presentation of the geography of the US and Canada, bolstered with material on Mexico and NAFTA. The book presents conceptual insights and interpretations, along with thought--provoking perspectives on North America's land and people.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Regions and Themes.Chapter 2. Geographic Patterns of the Physical Environment.Chapter 3. Foundations of Human Activity.Chapter 4. Megalopolis.Chapter 5. The North American Manufacturing Core.Chapter 6. Canada's National Core.Chapter 7. The Bypassed East.Chapter 8. Appalachia and the Ozarks.Chapter 9. The Changing South.Chapter 10. The Southern Coastlands: On the Subtropical Margin.Chapter 11. The Agricultural Core.Chapter 12. The Great Plains and Prairies.Chapter 13. The Empty Interior.Chapter 14. The Southwest Border Area: Tricultural Development.Chapter 15. California.Chapter 16. The North Pacific Coast.Chapter 17. The Northlands.Chapter 18. Hawaii.Glossary.Map Index.Photo Credits.Index.