North America The Historical Geography of a Changing Continent, by McIlwraith, Thomas F.; Muller, Edward K.; Conzen, Michael P.; DeVorsey, Louis; Earle, Carville; Grim, Ronald E.; Groves, Paul A.; Guelke, Jeanne Kay; Harris, Cole; Harris, Richard; Hornbeck, David; Hudson, John C.; Knowles, Anne Kelly; Lemon, James T.; Le
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- ISBN: 9780742500181 | 0742500187
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/13/2001
This classic text retains the superb scholarship of the first edition in a thoroughly revised and accessibly written new edition. With both new and updated essays by distinguished American and Canadian authors, the book provides a comprehensive historical overview of the formation and growth of North American regions from European exploration and colonization to the second half of the twentieth century. Collectively the contributors explore the key themes of acquisition of geographical knowledge, cultural transfer and acculturation, frontier expansion, spatial organization of society, resource exploitation, regional and national integration, and landscape change.