Don't Know Much About Geography

Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned

Davis, Kenneth C.

Book - 2013
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Don't Know Much About Geography
Who killed the Dead Sea? What can you build with BRICS? Does the World Bank have ATMs? Is all the talk of global warming just a lot of hot air? In Don't Know Much About® Geography, Kenneth C. Davis, New York Times bestselling author and creator of the Don't Know Much About® series of books, takes the reader on a fascinating, breathtaking, and hilarious grand tour of the planet Earth--opening our eyes and imaginations to a wide, wild, and wonderful world we never knew. In this newly revised, updated, and expanded edition of the classic anti-textbook, he reflects on many of the profound and important changes that have occurred on our planet in the last twenty years.

Publisher: New York : Harper, 2013
ISBN: 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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