Cultural Geography, 3rd ed.


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Cultural Geography, 3rd ed. Resources

About Cultural Geography, 3rd ed.

Take a tour of eight culture regions and 184 countries while studying the earth, its people, and its resources as God created them. Lessons emphasize the principles of geography and have a strong biblical basis.


About the Web Links for Cultural Geography

Welcome to the BJU Press Cultural Geography page! Here you will find exercises and links to web sites with activities and information about the pivotal events that shaped world history. We invite you to explore these links to learn even more. Click on the unit links above to begin.

Several general types of sources are given throughout the pages for each unit, containing different information

The official tourism sites generally include information on the history, government, culture, economy, major regions, and specific major tourist destinations of the country (or state) in varying degrees. Photos are a given and some sites have really excellent galleries too. Generally, the official tourist sites (and most embassy sites) will have links to other government websites such as those on statistics or those of each major government ministry/department.

Embassy sites usually give a basic overview of the above-mentioned categories (though sometimes more) and some photos. (They also give much other info. not necessary for the purposes of this course).
 
The independent travel sites generally major on tourist destinations, pictures, and a sprinkling of culture or history.


Teaching Resources

Cultural Geography Maps download icon (6.28 Mb zip file)—Gray-scale maps of various countries around the world from the Student Activities Manual


General Heritage Studies Resources

  • Internet Geography—Thorough coverage of the basic fields of geography (physical, human, economic, environmental etc.). Lessons and activities included.
  • The CIA World Factbook—Reliable source for country facts and statistics (economic, political, historical, social etc.).
  • Nationmaster.com—Great source of international and national statistics (including the best, the worst, the largest, smallest etc.).
  • Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection—Exhaustive collection of maps for each country.
  • U.S. Dept. of State: Background notes on countries—According to the site, “these publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.” Very thorough.
  • CensusScope—U.S. census information based on the 2000 Census

Corrections

Errata listpdf documentfor Heritage Studies 9: Cultural Geography

Fast facts for unit 7 (chapters 16-18)pdf document


Errata

Errata for Cultural Geography 3rd ed., Student Textpdf document


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Due to the transient nature of websites, these links are updated regularly. At the time of publication, all of the web links suggested in our curriculum were active. Since then, some may have been replaced by similar websites or removed from this list. If you have comments, suggestions, questions, or find that one of these resources is no longer in service, please email us.

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