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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Houston, J.M. (James Macintosh), Social geography of Europe. New York, F.A. Praeger [, ©]. Regions of the World Activity Book: Europe. This unit examines the regions of Europe. A variety of engaging, student-centered activities examines a wide assortment of regional issues through the l lens of the five themes of geography. Unit consists of complete and easy-to-use lesson plans including a culminating research project along with study. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the social geography of Western Europe. It begins by outlining the character of the region nad proceeds with an exploration of demographic and cultural features, including migration and ethnic groups. The political organisation of nations and regions are analysed along with regional change and development. The book employs a cultural-historical approach that is ideally suited to facilitate understanding of Europe's ancient, complex geographical character. Its topical organization including.
The central theme of this book is the changing spatial pattern of human activities during the last 2, years of Europe's history. Professor Pounds argues that three factors have determined the locations of human activities: the environment, the attitudes and forms of social organization of the many different peoples of Europe and lastly, the levels of technology. Chapter 2: Europe Identifying the Boundaries. Europe is a continent of peninsulas, islands, and varied landforms. The traditional boundaries of the European continent include the North Atlantic Ocean to the west and Russia up to the Ural Mountains to the east. Since the Soviet Union’s collapse in , Russia has been given its own identity and, in this text, is not included in the study of. A Dictionary of Human Geography Author(s): Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin. The study of social relations, social identities, and social inequalities from a spatial perspective. In particular, social geography is concerned with the spatial variation and the spatial processes constructing social aspects of everyday life. Europe is the second-smallest name Europe, or Europa, is believed to be of Greek origin, as it is the name of a princess in Greek mythology. The name Europe may also come from combining the Greek roots eur- (wide) and -op (seeing) to form the phrase “wide-gazing.” Europe is often described as a “peninsula of peninsulas.” A peninsula is a piece of land surrounded by water.