By Harm de Blij
In this revised version of the immensely renowned and influential Why Geography Matters, de Blij tackles issues from the burgeoning presence of China to the troubling disarray of the ecu Union, from the damaging nuclear goals of North Korea to the progressive Arab Spring. by way of bettering our realizing of the world's geography, de Blij indicates, we will higher reply to the occasions round us, and higher arrange ourselves to stand the worldwide demanding situations forward. Peppering his writing with anecdotes from his personal expert travels, de Blij expands upon his unique argument, delivering an up to date paintings that's as attractive because it is eye-opening. informal scholars of geography policy-makers alike will take advantage of this stimulating and an important standpoint on geography and how it shapes our world's events.
America, de Blij warns, has develop into the world's such a lot geographically illiterate society of outcome. certainly, regardless of expanding international interconnectivity and swift swap, american citizens appear to be much less trained and no more acquainted with the remainder of the realm than ever. during this compelling quantity, de Blij exhibits why this dispiriting photograph needs to switch, and alter now.
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