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By Rudi Hartmann, Jing'ai Wang, Tao Ye

ISBN-10: 9401787913

ISBN-13: 9789401787918

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ISBN-13: 9789401787925

The e-book is the result of a different enterprise: a workforce of chinese language geographers and a group of yankee geographers collaborated on a brand new Comparative Geography of China and the U.S.. The ebook meets a excessive call for for comparative information regarding China and the U.S., because the domestic of the 2 best economies in a globalizing global. Comparisons of the 2 international locations comprise the similarities and alterations of their actual environments and traditional risks, the expansion and altering spatial distribution of inhabitants and ethnic teams in China and the united states, traditions and modern nearby expressions of agriculture and nutrients creation in addition to the speedily altering city and commercial styles in either international locations. The booklet additionally highlights the 2 nations’ interconnectedness, in alternate and within the trade of cultural, social, clinical & technological info. the amount serves as an immense source in geographic schooling because it contributes to a greater and extra accomplished realizing of the formation and improvement of the 2 nations’ uncomplicated geographical styles and processes.

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