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An introduction to rural geography

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Published by Edward Arnold in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural geography

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    StatementAndrew W. Gilg
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 210 p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22774817M

    D. Storey, in International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Introduction. Political geography as a systematic branch of human geography has a long, but not always distinguished, history. Like other branches of the discipline a precise definition is elusive with the nature of political geography, the issues explored, the approaches adopted, and the methods utilized displaying considerable. Introduction to Book. Joseph Awetori Yaro, Jan Hesselberg. Pages climate change is a major developmental issue for agrarian rural communities with high percentages of the population earning a living directly or indirectly from the natural environment. This makes them highly vulnerable to climate-driven ecological change, in addition to. In collaboration with the co-authors of this proposed volume, he has focused on the spatially uneven impact of structural and numerical ageing in rural and regional Australia and its likely long-term consequences. Dr. Neil Argent is Professor in Human Geography in the Division of Geography and Planning at the University of New England.


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