A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada: Toward by Chris Mayda

By Chris Mayda

In this complete new textual content, Chris Mayda deals an exhilarating replacement to traditional North American geographies. all through her thorough dialogue of the actual and human geography of the USA and Canada, the writer weaves within the key issues of surroundings and sustainability. Her inclusive and cohesive narrative highlights not just the variety and richness of every quarter however the basic connections that hyperlink the continent.

In the process her examine, Mayda traveled to each country and province within the usa and Canada, imbuing her writing and images with authenticity and immediacy. She lines the issues every one sector faces but additionally illuminates the optimistic activities that americans and Canadians are taking to put their international locations as fit leaders on the planet economy.

Combining incisive research, wealthy description, human tales, and colourful photos, this article bargains a whole and vibrant portrait of the zone from human, actual, and cultural views. Designed expressly for ease of training and studying, the publication positive aspects four-color images and maps all through, bankruptcy highlights, key time period and position listings for every bankruptcy, dialogue questions, and a thesaurus, plus PowerPoint slides, and a sustainability web publication at the book's web site: http://everythingisconnectedblog.wordpress.com/.

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