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Books in the Nettlefold Library
Browse the library catalogue to find additional print resources.
Introduction to Geography : people, places, and environment
Winner in its third edition of the TEXTY award for books in social sciences, this up-to-the-minute revision continues to affirm that what happensatplaces depends increasingly on what happensamongplaces, and mapped patterns can be understood only if we understand the patterns of movement that create and continuously rearrange them.Introduces the major tools, techniques, and methodological approaches of geography. Presents a wide range of positions currently debated about provocative current issues. Emphasizes both scientific and humanistic analytical skills, and weaves the theme of human-environmental interaction throughout.A useful, comprehensive reference for anyone interested in using geography to understand current events.
An Introduction to Human Geography
Comprehensively revised, the fourth edition of this widely used text provides a global overview of the major topics within human geography, including resources, population, food security, the economy and development, geopolitics and territory, culture, society, cities, the environment and environmentalism, inequality, agriculture and rurality, the politics of place and globalisation, and global governance. Coherent and substantial chapters ensure balanced treatment across the range of contemporary human geography. Focusing on key geographical challenges facing the world in the early twenty-first century, stimulating coverage examines the diverse forces that shape economies and societies. All chapters are written by specialists in the field and offer original, critical and engaging perspectives.
Starting your research
Dictionaries are a great place to start your research as they help you define key terms. The Nettlefold Library has some geography dictionaries available for loan. Search the Library catalogue to find these. Alternatively, try the following online dictionary:
Geography Dictionary & Glossary for Students
An encyclopaedia can help you gain a broad understanding of your topic.
Britannica Online This link opens in a new window
An online encyclopaedia that also provides access to additional resources such as relevant web sites.
ClickView Online This link opens in a new window
Explora for Senior School This link opens in a new window
Explore the articles from the ANZ Reference Centre by subject. Includes scholarly articles from over 500 magazines.