China's Geography: Globalization and the Dynamics of Political, Economic, and Social Change

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China s Geography Globalization and the Dynamics of Political Economic and Social Change A second edition of this book is now available Despite China s obvious and growing importance on the world stage it is often and easily misunderstood Indeed there are many Chinas as this comprehens
  • Title: China's Geography: Globalization and the Dynamics of Political, Economic, and Social Change
  • Author: Gregory Veeck
  • ISBN: 9780742554023
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A second edition of this book is now available Despite China s obvious and growing importance on the world stage, it is often and easily misunderstood Indeed, there are many Chinas, as this comprehensive survey of contemporary China vividly illustrates Offering the first sustained geography of the reform era, the authors trace the changes occurring in this great and ancA second edition of this book is now available Despite China s obvious and growing importance on the world stage, it is often and easily misunderstood Indeed, there are many Chinas, as this comprehensive survey of contemporary China vividly illustrates Offering the first sustained geography of the reform era, the authors trace the changes occurring in this great and ancient nation across both time and space Beginning with China s diverse landscapes and environments, and continuing through its formative history and tumultuous recent past, this text presents contemporary China as a product of both internal and external forces of past and present The text traces current and future successes and challenges while placing China in its international context as a massive developing nation that must meet the needs of its 1.3 billion citizens while becoming a major regional and global player Through clear prose and abundant maps and photos, China s Geography illustrates and explains the great differences in economy and culture found throughout China s many regions.
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    I give this book two stars because the two star description is It was ok and the three star description is I liked it, and although it wasn t horrible or even that bad, really , I didn t actually like it so two stars it is.I recognize the value in having a basic textbook on China s geography and a book like this is something that was missing from the field for a long time That said, the sociology and anthropology volumes on contemporary China pretty much got the job done and though the Veeck et [...]

    This was my introduction to studying China I m much interested in the human geography side which may explain why the soil chapter was dull The chapter about culture would have been tedious too it seems like I m not set out to be a film studies student either apart from it mentioning a number of interesting books and films to watch.Most of the book was reasonably informative in depth given its scope.The 3 chapters at the end were all very enjoyable summaries of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

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