Human Geography (5th Edition)
Majid Husain
  • ISBN : 9788131609392
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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CONTENTS • Human Geography: Nature, Approaches and Basic Concepts • Evolution and Races of Man • Population: World Patterns • Migration • The Mosaic of Culture, Language, Religion and Customs • Patterns of Development • Human Development • Agricultural Systems of the World • Rural Settlements • Urban Settlements • Minerals and Manufacturing • Transformation of Environment by Man • The First People Human Geography has been defined as the synthetic study of the relationship between human societies and their environment. The new edition of Human Geography is a textbook for geography students at the university level. It is primarily designed to introduce the discipline in a social science perspective. It is also the objective to identify the human problems and the role of man in shaping the face of the earth. One of the distinguishing features of the book is that it covers a wide canvas of Human Geography. The text has been written in a lucid, cogent and convincing style, and illustrated with appropriate maps and examples from the developed and developing countries of the world. The data about the human phenomena change rapidly in space and time. In response to the changing facts of Human Geography and positive response from the civil services aspirants and the teachers of geography, this edition has been revised thoroughly. Besides extensive updates in all the chapters, two new chapters: ‘Agricultural Systems of the World’ and ‘Minerals and Manufacturing’, have been added in the new edition. Documented with hundreds of maps and diagrams, dozens of tables and plates, the book shall be of immense help to the students, teachers and researchers alike. As with previous editions, the book retains its comprehensive coverage that has made it an indispensable resource for students.