For courses in human geography.Global issues, local impactsTrusted for its timeliness, readability, and structured learning path, the bestselling The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography explores the patterns and processes of Earth’s human landscapes. Rubenstein weaves the themes of globalization and diversity and their relationship throughout the text, addressing these themes with a clear organization and presentation that engages students and appeals to instructors.The 13th Edition incorporates the latest data and applied examples of human geography, helps students connect global concepts and phenomena to their local geographies, and engages students in active debate around the most critical topics of human geography. Text links integrated into each chapter connect students to MapMaster 2.0 and interactive Data Visualization activities powered by Social Explorer, providing students with hands-on experience using data-driven geospatial technology and the techniques of geographers.Also available as a Pearson eText or packaged with Mastering GeographyPearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class ― motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning.Mastering combines trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform to personalize the learning experience and improve results for each student.Built for, and directly tied to the text, Mastering Geography enables an extension of learning, allowing students a platform to practice, learn, and apply outside of the classroom.Note: You are purchasing a standalone book; Pearson eText and Mastering Geography do not come packaged with this content. Students, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.If your instructor has assigned Pearson eText as your main course material, search for: • 0135729653 / 9780135729656 Pearson eText The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography, 13/e — Access Card OR • 0135729629 / 9780135729625 Pearson eText The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography, 13/e– Instant Access If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Geography search for:0135188679 / 9780135188675 The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography Plus Mastering Geography with Pearson eText — Access Card PackagePackage consists of:0135116155 / 9780135116159 The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography0135188431 / 9780135188439 Mastering Geography with Pearson eText — ValuePack Access Card — for The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography Read more
About the Author About our authorDr. James M. Rubenstein received his B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1970, M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1971, and Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1975. He is Professor of Geography at Miami University, where he teaches urban and human geography. Dr. Rubenstein also conducts research in the automotive industry and has published three books on the subject: The Changing U.S. Auto Industry: A Geographical Analysis (Routledge); Making and Selling Cars: Innovation and Change in the U.S. Auto Industry (The Johns Hopkins University Press); and Who Really Made Your Car? Restructuring and Geographic Change in the Auto Industry (W.E. Upjohn Institute, with Thomas Klier). Dr. Rubenstein is also the author of Contemporary Human Geography, as well as Introduction to Contemporary Geography. He also writes a weekly column about local food for the Oxford Press. Winston, a lab-husky mix with one brown eye and one blue eye, takes Dr. Rubenstein for long walks in the woods every day. Thanks to Ursula Roma for the photo.