The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century
The Mainland (#113)
Laos: Isolated Heart - Laos is emerging from isolation to join the global economy as an exporter of hydroelectric power. Vietnam: Fertile Dreams - As the world's second largest rice exporter, Vietnam's booming economy is evident in the explosive growth of Ho Chi Minh City. [28 minutes]
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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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