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The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century

Holding The Hinterlands (#108)

Dagestan: Caucuses Disconnect? The ethnically diverse, Islamic republic of Dagestan contrasts with neighboring Chechnya where rebels fight for independence. Bratsk: The Legacy of Central Planning Communist ambitions create the world's largest hydroelectric project followed by a Russian city in the middle of Siberia. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century teaches the geographic skills and concepts necessary to understand the world. Geography educators and content experts from around the globe shed light on the physical, human, political, historical, economic, and cultural factors that affect people and natural environments. Maps, animation, and academic commentary bring into focus case studies from 50 sites in 36 countries.

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