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The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century

Rural and Urban Contrasts (#116)

Delhi: Bursting at the Seams - The ever-expanding capital of India continues to act as a magnet, pulling millions of Indians away from the hardships of the rural countryside. Dikhatpura: Help through Irrigation - In rural India, creating sustainable agricultural development proves a challenging proposition. [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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