Africa South of the Sahara (1st New edition)
By: Howard R. Turner (author)Paperback
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Special Features: * In-depth coverage of the whole of sections D and F of the BLS syllabus: Agriculture; Forestry; Mining; Power Production; Processing and Manufacturing Industries and Tourism and Population Studies. * Coverage of section E, Rural and Urban Settlements with reference to the wider region of Africa south of the Sahara. * Background coverage of Physical Geography (Section B) and how factors such as relief, climate and vegetation affect human activity and development. * Use of case studies to illustrate the major themes of the book: the development of land for agriculture; the operation of different agricultural systems; the exploitation of forests; the extraction of minerals; the location and development of industries and the development of tourism, for example. * Exercises within each chapter designed to help students consolidate the information provided in the text. * Extensive use of maps, diagrams, photographs and charts.
Physical background; agriculture in the savannas; cereals in South Africa; tropical rain forest; cocoa; coffee forests; highland crops; irrigated and plantation agriculture; pastoralism; minerals; fuel and power; transport; ports and towns; tourism; population; industry.
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- ID: 9780582226159
1st New edition
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