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Book:China : a geographical perspective / David W.S. Wong, Kenneth K.K. Wong, Him Chung, James J. Wang.:[2018] Book China : a geographical perspective / David W.S. Wong, Kenneth K.K. Wong, Him Chung, James J. Wang.
China : a geographical perspective / David W.S. Wong, Kenneth K.K. Wong, Him Chung, James J. Wang.
Author: Wong, David W. S
Associated Name: Wong, Kenneth K. K., author.
Associated Name: Chung, Him, 1969- author.
Associated Name: Wang, James Jixian, author.
Publication year: [2018]
Language: English
Call Number DS706.7 .W66 2018
Media class: Book
Publisher: New York, NY : The Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462533749 1462533744 9781462533732 1462533736
Series title: Texts in regional geography : a Guilford series
Extent: xiii, 384 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
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"China has become a superpower, exerting significant influence globally. This accessible text integrates thematic and regional coverage to provide a panoramic view of China--its physical geography; population, including ethnic diversity; urban development; agriculture and land use; transportation networks; dynamic economic processes; and environmental challenges. Cultural and political geography topics are woven throughout the chapters. The text also offers in-depth assessments of selected regions, capturing the complexity of this vast and populous country."--
Exploring China: the aspiring dragon -- Physical environment and resources: diverse and abundant -- Population: dynamic and diverse -- Agriculture, food, and culture -- China's changing economic geography: state, space, and market -- Chinese cities: growing in size and number -- Beyond the cities: the Chinese countryside -- Transportation geography and e-commerce logistics in China -- Environmental crisis with Chinese characteristics -- Coastal China -- The periphery of China -- Beyond the mainland: Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan -- China at the crossroads.

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