The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century
Changes on the Chang Jiang (#109)
Shanghai: Head of the Dragon - Shanghai enters the 21st Century on a wave of development, ready to reclaim its legacy as China's commercial center. Sijia: Small Town, Big Change - The steady growth of a township enterprise illustrates three great contrasts in modern China: rural vs. urban; agricultural vs. industrial; coastal vs. interior. [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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