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Oxford Dictionary of Geography 5th Edition


Containing over 3,100 entries on all aspects of both human and physical geography, this best-selling dictionary is the most authoritative single-volume reference work of its kind. It includes coverage of cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development. Worked examples and diagrams are provided for many entries, including 15 new illustrations.

All existing entries have been fully revised and updated for this new edition, and there is now expanded coverage of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and glacial geomorphology, as well as the inclusion of more international examples within definitions, broadening its coverage considerably. The dictionary includes more than 400 new entries, including economies of scope, marginalization, rurality, and tax havens and offshore
financial centres. Recommended web links are suggested for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Geography companion website.

Packed with clear, concise, and authoritative information, this A-Z reference is an essential companion for all students and teachers of geography.
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13,29 € 13,99 €

A Dictionary Of Geography (Oxford Paperback Reference)


This unique new dictionary offers comprehensive coverage in a single volume of words and terms encountered in both human and physical geography. Each of the over 6,000 updated, clear and concise entries provides an initial brief definition followed by a more in-depth explanation, making the book useful for novice and expert alike. This new edition also features a factfinder with key economic and population statistics, making this the most up-to-date dictionary of geography available. Authoritative and completely accessible, A Dictionary of Grography, Second Edition covers a vast scope of subjects, including cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, biogeography, ecology, geology, geomorphology, population, migration, agriculture, industry, transport, and development. There is also extensive discussion of the most recent advances in and information on topics such as plate tectonics, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and aerial differentiation. Wide-ranging and highly readable, this invaluable reference guide answers questions about all aspects of geography quickly and effectively using the most recent advances in the field.
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13,69 € 14,41 €

Oxford Dictionary of Geography (Oxford Paperback Reference)


This invaluable dictionary provides comprehensive coverage in one volume of both human and physical geography. For this third edition, existing entries have been fully revised and updated, and 345 new entries have been added, making this essential reference for all students of geography, whether at school or university. It is the most up-to-date dictionary of geography available, with over 6,000 clear and concise definitions. Authoritative entries encompass the range of the subject, including cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development, and there is up-to-date treatment of topics such as plate tectonics, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and aerial differentiation. The Factfinder appendix with key economic and and population statistics for nearly 40 countries has also been brought fully up to date.
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14,10 € 14,84 €

Oxford Dictionary of Geography (Oxford Paperback Reference)


Containing over 6,400 entries on all aspects of both human and physical geography, this best-selling dictionary is the most comprehensive single-volume reference work of its kind. It includes coverage of cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development, as well as up-to-date treatment of fast-changing topics such as plate tectonics, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and aerial differentiation. For this new edition, all existing entries have been fully revised and updated, and there is now expanded coverage of economic geography (e.g. neo-liberalism), recent developments in geopolitics (e.g. 9/11 responses and the geographical implications of war on terror), and geography of finance (e.g. global production). It also focuses on the increasingly prominent areas of globalization and the anti-globalization movement, landscape restoration, the digital divide, and issues of governance. Feature panels provide in-depth information on key areas such as the history of geography, demographic transition, and central place theory. Further reading has been added to many entries and the Factfinder appendix - with key economic and and population statistics for nearly 40 countries - has been brought fully up to date with the latest information available. This edition also contains recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Geography companion website. Loaded with clear, concise, and authoritative information, this A-Z reference work is essential for all students and teachers of geography.
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13,87 € 14,60 €