"American Heritage" Dictionary of Geography (Paperback)Hmco (author)
Paperback Published: 01/02/1998
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Containing over 10,000 entries, The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography puts the world and its peoples at your fingertips. The geographic entries provide detailed capsule histories for nations, regions, empires, and major cities from early historical times to the present. In addition, the Dictionary also covers physical geography, with entries for mountain ranges and peaks, deserts, major bodies of water, and other physical features around the globe. The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography is the only geographic dictionary that also includes entries for peoples and languages of the world, answering questions such as, Are the people of Slovakia Slavaks of Slovakians? Who are the Mdewakantons? The Huis? Do Cambodians speak Cambodian? Major changes in recent world history are reflected in entries for Bosnia, Chechnya, Eritrea, European Union, Myanmar, Russian Federation and South Africa, to name only a few.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Weight: 1200 g
Dimensions: 241 x 159 x 36 mm
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