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Title The power of place : geography for the 21st century / produced by Cambridge Studios.
Imprint S. Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB, [2006]

Subject Geography.
Geography -- Study and teaching -- Audio-visual aids.
Alt Name Dorsey, Deborah.
Wisniewski, Lance.
Lewis, Minty, 1978-
Wolbach, Luke.
Peters, Steve.
Doyle, Alice.
Bryant, David.
Latz, Gil, 1952-
Bradshaw, Michael.
Brand, Osa.
Gallagher, Karen Sensenig.
McCormick, Eillish.
Caulfield, Nancy.
Burns, Bob.
Cambridge Studios (Boston, Mass.)
Add Title Geography for the 21st century
Description 5 videodiscs (156 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Note Originally produced in 1996, the entire series has been updated. Each case study features new interviews, maps, video footage and graphics in order to reflect the geographic issues of our world in the 21st century. A coordinated web site provides further content information.
Coordinated books: Contemporary World Regional Geography: Global Connections, Local Voices / by Michael Bradshaw, George W. White, Josephy P. Dymond ; Telecourse faculty guide / by David Welk ; Telecourse study guide / by Michelle Calvarese.
System Details DVD.
Audience High school and college students.
Performer Narrator: E. Deborah Dorsey.
Credits Director, Lance Wisniewski ; Production assistants, Melanie Lewis, Luke Wolbach ; Music, Steve Peters ... [et al.] ; Digital cartography, Alice Doyle ... [et al.] ; Graphics and animation, David Bryant ... [et al.] ; Senior academic advisor, Gil Latz ; Academic production consultants, Michael Bradshaw ... [et al.] ; Academic advisors, Osa Brand ... [et al.] ; for Annenberg/CPB, Senior project officer, Karen Sensenig Gallagher ; Series producers, Eilish McCormick, Nancy Caulfield ; Executive producers, Lance Wisniewski, Bob Burns.
Summary "...geography educators and content experts from around the globe look at physical, human, political, historical, economic, and cultural factors that affect people and natural environments. Maps, animation, and expert commentary focus to 52 case studies from 36 countries. Each case study reflects the issues of our 21st century world, as viewed from a geographical perspective."--Container.
Contents 26 half-hour programs on 5 discs. Disc 1, programs 1-6. Introduction, Globalization and world regions: Program 1. One earth, many scales, Program 2. Boundaries and borderlands -- Europe: Program 3. Supranationalism and devolution, Program 4. East looks west, Program 5. The transforming industrial heartland, Program 6. Challenges in the hinterlands -- Disc 2, programs 7-12. Russia and neighboring countries: Program 7. Northwest contrast, Program 8. Holding the hinterlands -- East Asia: Program 9. Changes on the Chang Jiang, Program 10. The booming maritime edge, Program 11. A challenge for two old cities, Program 12. Small farms, big cities -- Disc 3, programs 13-18. Southeast Asia and South Pacific: Program 13. The mainland, Program 14. The maritime connection, Program 15. Global interaction -- South Asia: Program 16. Urban and rural contrasts -- Northern Africa and Southwestern Asia: Program 17. Sacred space, secular states, Program 18. Oil and water -- Disc 4, programs 19-23. Africa south of Sahara: Program 19. Strength to overcome, Program 20. Developing countries -- Latin America: Program 21. Population geography, Program 22. The Dynamic Pacific rim, Program 23. Brazil, the sleeping giant -- Disc 5, program 24-26. North America: Program 24. Cityscapes, suburban sprawl, Program 25. Ethnic fragmentation in Canada, Program 26. Regions and economies.
ISBN 1576807789
OCLC # 70154709

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