The Human Mosaic
|Rating||:||4.62 (825 Votes)|
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Susan said Great Homeschool AP Human Geography Text!. My 11th grade son used this text as his primary to self-study for the AP Human Geography test. He used it along with a study guide and earned a 5 on his AP Exam.. "The Human Mosaic" according to Christine from Carlsbad, CA. Thank you for being so prompt. I am really enjoying the book and class.. avgvstvs said Decent--but Not cohesive. My main gripe about this book is that it is organized in such a fashion that it makes it difficult to outline. The chapters don't develop in a manner that lends itself easily to straightforward interpretation of main ideas. Instead, the authors rely primarily on providing definitions of terms, and then presenting information that is of secondary consequence.The book is informative, but not linearly coherent.To addr
Through this organization, students are able to relate to the most important aspects of cultural geography at every point in the text.. Each theme is applied to a variety of geographical topics: demography, agriculture, the city, religion, language, ethnicity, politics, industry, folk and popular culture. Carrying forward the legacy of original author Terry Jordan-Bychkov, Mona Domosh and new coauthors Roderick Neumann and Patricia Price offer this thoroughly updated new edition of the acclaimed introduction to the cultural geography of the world today. The result is a text that maintains its original distinctive style while addressing contemporary issues and situations that students care about, most importantly, the continuing phenomenon of globalization. The Thematic Approach of The Human MosaicThe Human Mosaic introduces five themes in the opening chapter--culture region, cultural diffusion, cultural ecology, cultural interaction, and cultural landscape--then uses those themes as a framework for the topical chapters that follow
About the Author TERRY G. - MONA DOMOSH, Florida Atlantic University. JORDAN-BYCHKOV, University of Texas at Austin.
- MONA DOMOSH, Florida Atlantic University. TERRY G. JORDAN-BYCHKOV, University of Texas at Austin.