Introduction to Geography: People, Places & Environment

Introduction to Geography: People, Places & Environment Author(s): Carl H. Dahlman, William H. Renwick

Difference between 6th and 5th editions
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Key differences between 6th and 5th editions

  • Time lapse between previous and current publications: 3 years (2010 vs 2013).
  • Introduction to Geography was first published in 1981.
  • The Sixth Ed. consists of 12 chapters, whereas the former Fifth Ed. consisted of 13 chapters.
  • Former chapter 13 "Global Challenges and the Scale of Response" has been removed and its content has been incorporated throughout the textbook.
  • New The World in 2050 features investigate the future development of the world based on the current geographical data and knowledge:
    • Challenges of global environmental change
    • Future global climates
    • Dynamic events on the Earth's surface
    • Changes in the biosphere
    • Intensive resource management
    • Earth with 9 billion population
    • The world is becoming more religious
    • Impact of climate change on food security
    • Green cities
    • New United Nations
    • World's largest economies
  • Sixth edition incorporates the latest statistics and data from the 2010 Census and the 2013 Population Reference Bureau.
  • New Rapid Change boxes on:
    • substantial warming in West Antarctica (Ch. 2)
    • prevention of the degradation of soil (Ch. 3)
    • Peak Oil, or Indefinite Growth? (Ch. 5)
    • switching languages in different countries (Ch. 8)
6th Edition of
Introduction to Geography: People, Places & Environment
Books a la Carte Plus MasteringGeography with eText (Access Card)
Loose Leaf, 624 pages
ISBN-10: 0321935403
ISBN-13: 9780321935403
Published by: Prentice Hall, December 16, 2013
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Loose Leaf, 568 pages
ISBN-10: 0321934997
ISBN-13: 9780321934994
Published by: Prentice Hall, October 10, 2013
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Paperback, 568 pages
ISBN-10: 0321843339
ISBN-13: 9780321843333
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plus MasteringGeography with eText (Access Card)
Paperback, 568 pages
ISBN-10: 0321843320
ISBN-13: 9780321843326
Published by: Prentice Hall, December 18, 2013
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5th Edition of
Introduction to Geography: People, Places, & Environment
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Loose Leaf, 672 pages
ISBN-10: 0321695852
ISBN-13: 9780321695857
Published by: Prentice Hall, November 14, 2010
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Paperback, 624 pages
ISBN-10: 0321695313
ISBN-13: 9780321695314
Published by: Prentice Hall, October 28, 2010
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4th Edition of
Introduction to Geography: People, Places and Environment
Value Pack (includes Mapping Workbook & Goode's Atlas)
Paperback
ISBN-10: 0132363585
ISBN-13: 9780132363587
Published by: Prentice Hall, July 06, 2007
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$219.03
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Paperback, 672 pages
ISBN-10: 0132238993
ISBN-13: 9780132238991
Published by: Prentice Hall, March 19, 2007
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  • The new 6th edition costs $139.48 more then used book.
  • 5th edition is $55.85 cheaper then the 6th edition.



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