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geography of modern Africa.

William Adams Hance

geography of modern Africa.

by William Adams Hance

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York, London .
Written in English


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Paginationxiv,653p. :
Number of Pages653
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Open LibraryOL20124500M

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Geography of Modern Africa second edition by William A. Hance (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Format: Hardcover. Jasper Knight is Professor of Physical Geography at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

He is a physical geographer with research interests in the dynamics of geomorphic and sedimentary systems, in particular in glacial, mountain, river and coastal environments, and in a global context. Africa, the second-largest continent, is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Atlantic is divided in half almost equally by the Equator.

Africas physical geography, environment and resources, and human geography can be considered separately. Africa has eight major physical regions: the Sahara, the Sahel, the Ethiopian.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hance, William Adams, Geography of modern Africa. New York, Columbia University Press, (OCoLC) The purposes of this book are to present the major features of the economy of Africa, to analyze the handicaps and attributes that affect economic development, and to assess some of the potentialities for growth in the years ahead.

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second edition. William A. Hance. Columbia University Press. xviii, pages: 26 cm Includes bibliographical references (pages ) Includes indexes Part one: Introduction.

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Today’s political map of North Africa and Southwest Asia reflects superimposed boundaries and a legacy of colonialization. The countries of this region have often been prone to political instability and conflict, and religious tension both between Muslims in this region as well as with the region’s many religious minorities has often led to violence.

The history of geography includes many histories of geography which have differed over time and between different cultural and political groups. In more recent developments, geography has become a distinct academic discipline.

'Geography' derives from the Greek γεωγραφία – geographia, a literal translation of which would be "to describe or write about the Earth".

Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth’s surface and the human societies spread across also examine how human culture interacts with the natural environment, and the way that locations and places can have an impact on people.

Geography seeks to. Maps of Africa. Africa, the planet's 2nd largest continent and the second most-populous continent (after Asia) includes (54) individual countries, and Western Sahara, a member state of the African Union whose statehood is disputed by Morocco.

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