For any introductory course in geography, history, political science, global studies, or multicultural studies that places an emphasis on maps.
This versatile text and interactive workbook enables students to learn place geography - and, as they learn, to reinforce and apply that knowledge by constructing thematic maps which convey physical, economic, cultural, or political characteristics of places. Building Geographic Literacy can be used with any current standard world atlas or geography textbook.
Please note this Table of Contents is from the fifth edition of Building Geographic Literacy. Preface 1. The Significance of Place 2. The Frame of Reference: Earth's Location Grid, Time Zones, and the International Date Line 3. Lands and Seas 4. The United States and Canada 5. Europe 6. Russia, Transcaucasia, and Central Asia: A Region in Transformation 7. Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands 8. East Asia 9. South Asia 10. Southeast Asia 11. Africa South of the Sahara 12. The Middle East and North Africa 13. Latin America Appendices Index