"Gr 10 Up-.... [M]ore than 1200 entries range in topic from the geography of children to electronic atlases and primate cities. The expected coverage is provided too, in entries addressing economic geography, soil erosion, and figures such as medieval geographer al-Idrisi....
"Articles are wide-ranging, approachable, and detailed without being burdensome; most are several pages long. Examples include 'animal geographies,' 'coal,' 'e-commerce and geography,' 'gender and nature,' 'mental maps,' and 'wise use movement.' See also references, additional reading, color illustrations, and an atlas section are included. BOTTOM LINE ....[M]edium and large institutions will probably want to acquire the SAGE title."-Library Journal
"This offering from SAGE is an excellent compilation of the subject in its present form that far outstrips all of the other encyclopedic resources on geography that might be on your shelves or database lists.... This is a beautiful encyclopedia, well put together, and nicely illustrated. It would be an essential purchase for any academic institution with a geography department, and something to be strongly considered by large public libraries. Also available as an e-book."-BOOKLIST (starred review)
"Essential. A must for academic libraries and larger public libraries;lower-division undergraduates, upper-division undergraduates, and general readers."
"The online version is fairly easy to use with a simple interface and navigation. A researcher would not need a lot of time to conduct research in this source. The ability to link from further readings, related topics and see also articles can assist in finding appropriate topic and/or more information."
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