Unit 2: The World As Man Subdues It | Cultural Geography, 4th ed.
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Chapter 4: Industry: Mankind's Use of God's Resources
- Major World Crop Areas and Climatic Profiles—Crop centers categorized by (sub-) continents
- A Glossary of Political Economy Terms—Listing of terminology provided by Dr. Paul M. Johnson
- Three Types of Economy: Command Economy, Market Economy, and Traditional Economy—Comparison among three economic systems
- Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations—Keeps track of each country’s agricultural, fishery, and forestry management and development. Lots of statistics.
- FAO: The Statistics Division—Records pertinent to worldwide agriculture
- U.S. Department of Energy—addresses management and usage of energy resources
Chapter 5: Society: The Interactions of Mankind
- U.S. Census Bureau—official website of the U.S. Census Bureau. Includes the data used in taking the census and explanations of how that data is integrated to create the census.
- Adherents.com: National and World Religion Statistics—Much statistical information on religions of the world.
- Ethnologue: Languages of the World—Identifies and describes all the languages spoken in each country.
- World Population Info ( U.S. Census Bureau)—Concerns measurements, records, and growth rates
- Types of Government—Essence of various governments; focus on monarchical and democratic state
- The United Nations—Official Website, contains the goals and projects of the UN, information on the member states, and updates on world events. Great way to learn about international relations.
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