An Introduction to Human Geography Author:Lebon This concise, comprehensive, systematic book provides an invaluable introduction to human geography as an area of study distinct from economic or physical geography. In treating of the distribution of man upon the earth, human geography covers a great variety of topics. This book explores such subjects as climate and its effects upon man; race;... more » evolution; human migrations; the economies of mankind; agriculture; technology; commerce; disease; problems of population and the conservation of resources. The book also includes a detailed study of a specific area, South Africa, and a brief history of geography and the growth of modern geographic methods.
Praising the book as 'packed with information', Irish Geography says: 'If the purpose of an introductory work is to recommend a subject to a reader and to stimulate his imagination and interest, then this book is admirable.'« less