Über den Autor
Robert C. Ostergren, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA and Mathias Le Bosse, Department of Geography, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, USA
Introduction: Europe as a Culture Realm. Part 1. People and Environment. European Environments. Population. Human-Environment Interaction. Part 2. Culture and Identity. Language. Religion and Values. The Political Landscape. Part 3. Towns and Cities. Cities and Urban Life to World War I. Modern and Postmodern Urbanism. Part 4. Work and Leisure. Making a Living. Consumption, Leisure, and Popular Culture. Epilogue: European Futures.
This leading text offers a comprehensive, richly nuanced, and authoritative introduction to European geography. Coverage encompasses the entire region: its physical setting and environment, population and migration, languages and religions, and political organization. Particular attention is given to historic and contemporary features of the diverse urban environments in which most Europeans live, work, and play. Combining vivid description, essential information, and cogent analysis, the text is illustrated with more than 200 photographs and 64 maps. New to This Edition*Fully updated to reflect ongoing changes in this dynamic region.*Expanded coverage of timely topics such as emissions and energy policy, aging of the population, migration, religiosity and secularization, ethnonationalism, health care, popular culture, and the future of the European Union.*Engaging vignettes in every chapter on European places, cultural issues, and daily life.*Over 45 new photographs and maps.