Wyoming : A Geography book cover
1st Edition

A Geography

ISBN 9780367216832
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
426 Pages

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Book Description

This is a study of the historical, environmental, cultural, and organizational geography of Wyoming. Although concerned with the spectrum of economic, political, and social functions and activities, Dr. Brown emphasizes the political realm and submits that what people do with and on the landscape is almost entirely the result of institutional decis

Table of Contents

Preface -- Space, Location, and Ownership -- Political Organization -- Population Dynamics -- Sequential Occupance -- Natural Resources and Natural Hazards -- Cultural Resources and Cultural Landscapes -- Agricultural Activities -- Extractive Industries -- Recreation and Tourism -- Manufacturing Activities -- Transportation and Communication Systems -- Settlements and the Central Place System -- Social Organization -- Quality of Life

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"Robert Harold Brown is professor of geography at the University of Wyoming and has previously been the head of the Department of Geography at both St. Cloud State College and the University of Wyoming. He is the author of several books and articles including Wyoming Occupance Atlas (DEPAD, 1970) and “Wyoming”� in the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1974). "