The intent of Global Insights is to provide global knowledge and understanding by having the peoples of eight different geographical regions speak for themselves about the elements that have shaped their lives and made them the way they are today. The text is divided into eight units--Africa, China, Japan, India, Latin America, the Middle East, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and Europe.
The story of humanity begins with geography--the study of the earth in all of its variety. Geography concerns the earth's land, water, and plant and animal life. It also tells you about the people who live on the earth, the places they have created, and how these places differ. The earth is a planet of diverse groups of people. A study of geography can help you see why the people of the earth are so diverse.
The story of humanity begins with geography-- the study of the earth in all of its variety. Geography concerns the earth's land, water and plant and animal life. It also tells you about the people who live on the earth, the places they have created, and how these places differ. The Earth is a planet of diverse groups of people. A study of geography can help you see why the people of the earth are so diverse.
World History: The Human Experience shows how world geography is especially important to the study of world history.
World history is a record of the adventures of humankind--both the famous and the ordinary--throughout thousands of years. This book contains eight units, each with its own border pattern. Each unit is divided into chapters; each chapter is divided into sections. This structure, together with special features, helps you focus on people and events that are part of the larger story of the human experience.
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