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The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century

A Challenge for Two Old Cities (#111)

Lanzhou: Confluence of Cultures - We travel to the frontiers of Han and Muslim China in the city of Lanzhou. Shenyang: Hope for China's Rust Belt? - A previously dynamic industrial city continues to struggle with modernizing its manufacturing infrastructure. [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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