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The Geography of Wisconsin

$39.95
A must-have resource for anyone interested in Wisconsin's prehistoric and contemporary geography. This book will stand the test of time as a vital contribution to physical and cultural geographic study of the Badger state. 472 pages.
Maker: UW Press
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Summary

This survey of Wisconsin geography is sure to delight scholars, students, and enthusiasts alike. A captivating compilation of nearly 250 photographs and easy-to-read maps that illustrate key geographical concepts and structures that include the following:

  • Physical features: bedrock geology, glaciation, landforms, soils, climate, and vegetatio
  • Cultural landscapes: population density, ethnic populations, demographics, and political affiliations
  • Economic activity: agriculture, forestry, mining, manufacturing, transportation, recreation, and tourism

Aware that geography is shaped as much by settlement patterns and people as by geology and weather, John A. Cross and Kazimierz J. Zaniewski have created an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the Dairy State’s lands and life. The Geography of Wisconsin will remain a valuable reference for decades to come.

Details

  • Hardcover
  • 472 pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • Publication Date: 2022. University of Wisconsin Press
  • 50 maps. 200 color illustrations.

About the Authors

John A. Cross is emeritus professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh. He is the author of Ethnic Landscapes of America and has published widely on topics related to the geography of Wisconsin. He is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant.

Kazimierz J. Zaniewski is emeritus professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh. His coauthored books include World Regional Geography, The Internationalization of European Sports Teams and the Issue of National Citizenship, and Atlas of Ethnic of Diversity in Wisconsin.

Summary

This survey of Wisconsin geography is sure to delight scholars, students, and enthusiasts alike. A captivating compilation of nearly 250 photographs and easy-to-read maps that illustrate key geographical concepts and structures that include the following:

  • Physical features: bedrock geology, glaciation, landforms, soils, climate, and vegetatio
  • Cultural landscapes: population density, ethnic populations, demographics, and political affiliations
  • Economic activity: agriculture, forestry, mining, manufacturing, transportation, recreation, and tourism

Aware that geography is shaped as much by settlement patterns and people as by geology and weather, John A. Cross and Kazimierz J. Zaniewski have created an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the Dairy State’s lands and life. The Geography of Wisconsin will remain a valuable reference for decades to come.

Details

  • Hardcover
  • 472 pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • Publication Date: 2022. University of Wisconsin Press
  • 50 maps. 200 color illustrations.

About the Authors

John A. Cross is emeritus professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh. He is the author of Ethnic Landscapes of America and has published widely on topics related to the geography of Wisconsin. He is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant.

Kazimierz J. Zaniewski is emeritus professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh. His coauthored books include World Regional Geography, The Internationalization of European Sports Teams and the Issue of National Citizenship, and Atlas of Ethnic of Diversity in Wisconsin.

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