Deserts (Library Binding)

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Charles F Gritzner

  (Author)

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This volume introduces students to a waterless world encompassing some of the most barren and least populated places on Earth. Students will discover how deserts, covering about one-fifth of Earth's surface, compel adaptation by nature and culture alike. Where adequate fresh water is available, humans have prospered for thousands of years. And ancient desert cultures in Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, and coastal Peru were among the earliest cradles of civilization. This colorful book also highlights the contrast between empty, arid lands and densely populated desert areas, such as the U.S. Southwest, one of the most prosperous and fastest-growing regions in the country.

About the Author :

Charles F Gritzner has contributed to Deserts as an author. Charles F. Gritzner, Distinguished Professor of Geography at South Dakota State University; former executive director and president of the National Council for Geographic Education; winner of the Gilbert Grosvenor Honors in Geographic Education and the 2004 Distinguished Teaching Honors, from the Association of American Geographers.

Book Details


Title: Deserts
Publisher: Chelsea House Publications
Author: Charles F Gritzner
Edition: Library Binding
Language: English
ISBN:

0791092348

EAN:

9780791092347

No. of Pages: 127
Publish Date: 2006-12-31
Binding: Library Binding
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