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James M. Rubenstein received his B. He is Professor of Geography at Miami University, where he teaches urban and human geography. Rubenstein also conducts research in the automotive industry and has published three books on the subject— The Changing U. Upjohn Institute, with Thomas Klier. Rubenstein is also the author of the bestselling Contemporary Human Geography , as well as Introduction to Contemporary Geography. He also writes a weekly column about local food for the Oxford Press.
Winston, a lab-husky mix with one brown eye and one blue eye, takes Dr. Rubenstein for long walks in the woods every day. We're sorry! We don't recognize your username or password. Please try again. The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning. You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. This title is out of print.
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Available with multiple-choice and short answer questions. All Explorations include corresponding Google Earth KMZ media files, and questions include hints and specific wrong-answer feedback to help coach students toward mastery of the concepts. New to This Edition. Table of Contents 1. This is Geography 2. Population and Health 3. Migration 4. Folk and Popular Culture 5. Languages 6. Religions 7. Ethnicities 8. Political Geography 9. Food and Agriculture Development Industry and Energy Services and Settlements Urban Patterns.
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