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The Geography of Ohio (Hardback)

Edité par Kent State University Press, United States, 2008
ISBN 10: 087338900X / ISBN 13: 9780873389006
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Titre : The Geography of Ohio (Hardback)

Éditeur : Kent State University Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2008

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

Edition : 2nd Revised edition.

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Language: English . Brand New Book. As one reviews and reflects on the events of the past century, it is easy to see the emergence of a new geography of the world and how that has trickled down to Ohio. From World War I into the 1950s, Ohio was part of the preeminent manufacturing heart of the United States. Now, formerly proud industrial cities have little or no manufacturing, and the economic base has shifted toward the service sector. These changes have affected the people of Ohio and impacted the environment; consequently, the physical and human geography of the state has been significantly altered. The social upheavals of the 1960s and the oil crisis of the 1970s, which eventually led to the economic recessions of the 1980s, are events contributing to the demise of industry in many towns throughout the state. These events profoundly affected the demographics of Ohio. In The Geography of Ohio , numerous scholars describe and discuss how the state has evolved. Using a systematic and thematic approach, The Geography of Ohio serves as the definitive study of both the state s landscape and people scape. Standardized and updated maps are featured throughout in full color, as well as current census and demographic data. With the addition of sidebars, study questions, a glossary, and an extensive bibliography, The Geography of Ohio is the essential text for an understanding of Ohio s place in the new order. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780873389006

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Synopsis : As one reviews and reflects on the events of the past century, it is easy to see the emergence of a new geography of the world and how that has trickled down to Ohio. From World War I into the 1950s, Ohio was part of the preeminent manufacturing heart of the United States. Now, formerly proud industrial cities have little or no manufacturing, and the economic base has shifted toward the service sector. These changes have affected the people of Ohio and impacted the environment; consequently, the physical and human geography of the state has been significantly altered. The social upheavals of the 1960s and the oil crisis of the 1970s, which eventually led to the economic recessions of the 1980s, are events contributing to the demise of industry in many towns throughout the state. These events profoundly affected the demographics of Ohio. In ""The Geography of Ohio"", numerous scholars describe and discuss how the state has evolved. Using a systematic and thematic approach, ""The Geography of Ohio"" serves as the definitive study of both the state's landscape and people scape. Standardized and updated maps are featured throughout in full color, as well as current census and demographic data. With the addition of sidebars, study questions, a glossary, and an extensive bibliography, ""The Geography of Ohio"" is the essential text for an understanding of Ohio's place in the ""new order.

Critique: "The book belongs in every school and public library."

"A strong recommendation of this book for anyone interested in exploring the foundations of Ohio cultural and physical landscapes."

"Ohio residents could improve their sensitivity to Ohio's ecological concerns and better appreciate the state with this compilation."

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