The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century
Cityscapes, Suburban Sprawl (#124)
Boston: Ethnic Mosaic How has federal empowerment zone funding helped Boston's diverse but poor neighborhoods? Chicago: Farming on the Edge As in many areas of the US, suburban Chicago just keeps expanding into the surrounding countryside. [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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