The Geography of Southeast Asia

The Geography of Southeast Asia

Author: Thomas A. Rumney

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780761850083

Category: Social Science

Page: 516

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This book discusses the varied geographical aspects of Southeast Asia, an area that has long been of interest to geographers and other academics. This collection identifies, organizes, and presents various scholarly publications on subjects ranging from cultural-social geography, economic geography, historical geography, physical geography, political geography, and urban geography.

Geography and the Environment in Southeast Asia

Geography and the Environment in Southeast Asia

Author: R.D. Hill

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

ISBN: 9622090095

Category: Social Science

Page: 510

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Over 30 participants from 10 countries attended the Symposium and this is a collection of their submitted papers, rearranged into five sections, focusing on problems of the urban environment, on the impact of the city on surrounding rural areas and of socio-economic development in general on the rural environment, on available tools for analysis and planning, and on the goals and methods of environmental education in its broadest sense. the views expressed in these papers will be useful and of interest to both students and research workers in the fields of human geography and other related dis.

Caribbean Geography

Caribbean Geography

Author: Thomas A. Rumney

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810883048

Category: History

Page: 206

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The lands and waters of the Caribbean region have stimulated an extensive body of research and writing across the many fields of geography. This book collects, organizes, and presents as many of these scholarly publications as possible to aid in the teaching, study, and further scholarship of the geography of this area.

Geography in India : Selected Themes

Geography in India : Selected Themes

Author: Bhat, L. S. (ed)

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788131752630


Page: 320

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Geography in India is the fifth ICSSR survey of research on the subject and discusses physical geography, population and settlement geography, regional geography and regional planning, remote sensing and geographical information systems (GIS), and analytical techniques and quantitative techniques in geography. It analyses past research and emergent fields of specialization, and suggests areas for further research. It discusses the gradual shift from largely qualitative, regional studies to systematic and quantitative geography, and documents the growing number of interdisciplinary studies.

The Philippine Archipelago

The Philippine Archipelago

Author: Yves Boquet

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319519265

Category: Science

Page: 848

View: 266

This book presents an updated view of the Philippines, focusing on thematic issues rather than a description region by region. Topics include typhoons, population growth, economic difficulties, agrarian reform, migration as an economic strategy, the growth of Manila, the Muslim question in Mindanao, the South China Sea tensions with China and the challenges of risk, vulnerability and sustainable development.

Philippine Ethnography

Philippine Ethnography

Author: Shiro Saito

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824884123

Category: Reference

Page: 546

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This volume is a comprehensive listing of reference sources for Philippine ethnology, excluding physical anthropology and de-emphasizing folklore and linguistics. It is published as part of the East-West Bibliographic Series. This listing includes books, journal articles, mimeographed papers, and official publications selected on the basis of the ratings of sixty-two Philippine specialists. Several titles were added to fill the need for material in certain areas.