Providing a springboard to essential geographic concepts, this innovative new book explores current human geography in the bold visual style that distinguishes Dorling Kindersley (DK) publications. Topics within each chapter are organized into self-contained two-page spreads. Together with the graphics, Rubenstein’s clear and efficient writing engages students, presenting complex information without sacrificing high-quality geography. A modern integration of precise maps, carefully crafted prose, informational illustrations, and vivid photographs propels readers off the page and into a real-world visual and intellectual understanding of the principles outlined by the author. Thinking Geographically; Population; Migration; Culture; Language; Religion; Ethnicity; Political Geography; Development; Agriculture; Industry; Settlements and Services; Urban Patterns; Resource Issues. An interesting reference for anyone interested in learning more about human geography.