The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century
Ethnic Fragmentation In Canada (#125)
Vancouver: Hong Kong East Prior to the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong, thousands of wealthy businessmen moved their families to Vancouver causing a collision of cultures. What has happened since 1997? Montreal: An Island of French Trying to preserve their culture, Quebec welcomes immigrants and pays to teach them French. [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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