This updated edition will bring readers up-to-date on new country names, capital cities, flags, ruling governments, changes to production and economics, and more. It also examines the basis for recent geographical, environmental, and political events shaping geography. Presents up-to-date statistics related to country size, population, and geopolitical makeup Emphasizes human geography for students needing assistance with the Advanced Placement Human Geography exam
Thomas E. Sherer, Jr., is a professional cartographer who creates atlases, lesson plans, and teachers manuals. He has been recognized as Outstanding Educator by the National Assessment of Educational Progress, and has appeared on ABCs The View as the shows geography specialist. Thom Werthman, a high school teacher of AP Human Geography and AP Psychology is also an adjunct college instructor in Comparative Religion, English Literature, and Humanities. Joseph Gonzalez has more than 25 years of experience as a writer and editor of illustrated general reference books.