Encyclopedia Of World Geography

Author: Peter Haggett
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Corporation
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Presents profiles of countries from around the world, with information on such topics as historical events, the environment, physical geography, habitats, animal and plant life, agriculture, the economy, culture, governments, and industries ...

Encyclopedia Of World Climatology

Author: John E. Oliver
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402032641
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This comprehensive volume covers all the main subfields of climatology, supplies information on climates in major continental areas, and explains the intricacies of climatic processes.

The Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music

Author: Dale A. Olsen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351544233
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A Profile of the Lands and People of South America, Mexico, Central America,
and the Caribbean Dale A. Olsen Geography Demography Cultural Settings The
articles in this volume cover the music of people from a vast region of the Western
Hemisphere. Here you will find descriptions of the music of all the nations south
of the Rio Grande (the river that separates the United States from Mexico); of
many native American cultures that continue to thrive as autochthonous and
somewhat ...

The Concise Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music

Author: Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136095624
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A Profile of the Lands, Peoples, and Musics of South America, Mexico, Central
America, and the Caribbean Music of Native South Americans: Qeros and Warao
Since the. The articles in this ... Geography Political and cultural history makes
geographic and cultural classifications in this area difficult. ... to extreme southern
, rugged, canyonlike estuaries studded with glaciers, terminating in frigid
mountains and waters of the part of the world that is the closest to Antarctica.
Because of such ...

Encyclopedia Of World Geography

Author: R. W. McColl
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816072299
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Presents a comprehensive guide to the geography of the world, with world maps and articles on cartography, notable explorers, climate and more.

Women S Lives Around The World A Global Encyclopedia 4 Volumes

Author: Susan M. Shaw
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 161069712X
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Central America and Caribbean: Jamaica.” CIA World Factbook. Retrieved from
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook /geos/jm.html. CIA (
Central Intelligence Agency). 2016. “Central America and Caribbean: Jamaica. ...
Family Relations 59. doi:10.1111/j.1741-3729.2010.00618.X. Facts on File. 2014.
Jamaica At-a-Glance.” World Geography and Culture Online. Retrieved from http
://www.fofweb .com.gary.libproxy.ivytech.edu.allstate.libproxy.ivytech.edu ...

Here To Help

Author: Robyn Eversole
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765611062
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NGOs Combating Poverty in Latin America Robyn Eversole ... She has written
Politics and Development in the Caribbean Basin: Central America and the
Caribbean in the New World Order, Macmillan/the University of Indiana Press,
1995; Franco's Spain (with T. Rees), Edward Arnold, 1997; ... Publications
include various articles for the Encyclopedia of World Geography (2001), as well
as "International NGOs and Land Use Change in a Southern Highland Region of
Ecuador" ...

Encyclopedia Of Geography

Author: Barney Warf
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452265178
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The plant geographer A. F. W. Schimper first used the term tropical rain forest in
1898 to characterize the broad-leaved evergreen trees that dominate the wet
equatorial regions of the world. ... The rain forests of the western Andes in Peru
and Ecuador are among the wettest in the world, which then extend
northeastward along the east coast of Central America and include the
northeastern exposed Caribbean islands (e.g., Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico,
Dominica, and Trinidad).

The Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music Southeast Asia

Author: Bruno Nettl
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780824060404
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What we know about the music of South America, Mexico, Central America, and
the Caribbean could fill many volumes. Even tiny islands of the West Indies have
books written about their musical practices. Compiling a single reference volume
on the music of this vast region has been a daunting task, but we are pleased to
present the results of more than ten years of work by dozens of scholars and
musicians. Here are gathered the writings of over forty contributors, each a