Don't Know Much About Geography

Don't Know Much About Geography

Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned

Book - 2013
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Don't Know Much About Geography by New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis is a fascinating and fun exploration of our planet.
 
Geography is the hub from which other disciplines radiate: meteorology, ecology, geology, oceanography, demographics, cartography, agricultural studies, economics, and political science.
 
In addition to presenting geographical trivia that'll impress your friends, Davis explores 21st-century topics of global concern, including the role of the Internet and technology in transforming the lives of people around the world, how so-called developing nations develop, sustainability, and the debates over climate change and evolutionary science.
 
This completely revised and updated version of Don't Know Much About Geography is an entertaining and illuminating grand tour of planet Earth.

Publisher: New York : Harper, 2013
ISBN: 9780062043566
0062043560
Branch Call Number: 910.76 D2628d 2013
Characteristics: xxii, 338 p. ; 21 cm

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Geography, the author explains, has been sadly misunderstood, which accounts for the fact that Americans consistently score lowest among peoples of industrialized nations when it comes to "knowing where we are." Rather than looking at geography as a parade of facts about where things ar... Read More »


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selinaalbright Aug 11, 2015

Every single Kenneth C. Davis book is a well written master piece of detail and intriguing facts that well enlighten even the staunchest of historians. I highly recommend this book to anybody literate.

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