Across This Land: A Regional Geography Of The United States And Canada (Creating The North American Landscape)
Based on decades of research and written in clear, concise prose by one of the foremost geographers in North America, John C. Hudson's Across This Land is a comprehensive regional geography of the North American continent.Clearly organized, the book divides the entire United States and Canada into six major regions, then further subdivides them into twelve smaller areas. Hudson emphasizes each reg...
Series: Creating the North American Landscape
Paperback: 474 pages
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press; a edition (February 8, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.2 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 535684
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“Excellent text. Hudson's writing reads more like a pleasurable non-fiction work as opposed to an actual textbook. If you get assigned this book for your class, you're very lucky. My one and only issue is that there are no colored photos. But that pro...”
on or area's distinguishing place-specific attributes, including―to a larger degree than previous regional geographies―political considerations. In this way, the book tells the story of each region, relying on a brisk narrative that reveals the dynamic processes of their distinctive characteristics.The first extensive regional geography of the North American continent in over seventy-five years, Hudson's Across This Land will become the standard text in geography courses dealing with Canada and the U.S. as well as a popular reference work for scholars, students, and lay readers.