Physical Geography: A Human Perspective

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Physical Geography: A Human Perspective introduces physical geography by examining the interactions between people and their physical, chemical and biological surroundings.



This exciting and accessible new textbook develops central ideas through discussions that focus on humanenvironment interactions. The authors take an innovative new approach and detail the connections between environmental, social, cultural, ethical, economic and technological factors, to give a full introduction to the physical, chemical, biological and ecological processes that underpin the behaviour of the Earths system and its components.



Physical Geography contains a wealth of pedagogic features, including learning outcomes, glossary entries on the page where terms are first used, essay questions and boxes.



The interactive companion website www.physicalgeo.co.uk complements the learning resources in the book and enables students to develop their understanding further.



Physical Geography: A Human Perspective is an essential core text for first year undergraduate students studying physical geography.

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About the author (2004)

Richard Huggett is a Reader in Geography at the University of Manchester. His publications include Fundamentals of Biogeography, second edition (London: Routledge 2004), Fundamentals of Geomorphology (London: Routledge 2003), Topography and the Environment (Harlow: Prentice Hall 2002), and Environmental Change: The Evolving Ecosphere (London: Routledge 1997).

Sarah Lindley is a Lecturer in Geographical Information Systems at the University of Manchester.

Helen Gavin works as an environmental consultant for Atkins.

Kate Richardson is a Lecturer in Geography at the University of Manchester.

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