Tarr and McMurry Geographies: Part I, Our Home, and Its Surroundings; Part II, Our Earth as a Whole (Classic Reprint)

Tarr and McMurry Geographies Part I Our Home and Its Surroundings Part II Our Earth as a Whole Classic Reprint Excerpt from Tarr and McMurry Geographies Part I Our Home and Its Surroundings Part II Our Earth as a WholeHow these needs are met Ill this first volume the attempt is made to supply this foundatio

  • Title: Tarr and McMurry Geographies: Part I, Our Home, and Its Surroundings; Part II, Our Earth as a Whole (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Ralph Stockman Tarr
  • ISBN: 9781334308055
  • Page: 376
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Tarr and McMurry Geographies Part I, Our Home, and Its Surroundings Part II, Our Earth as a WholeHow these needs are met Ill this first volume the attempt is made to supply this foundation by treating first such common things as soil, hills, valleys, products, animal life, people, industries, climate, and government, which are part of every child s enviroExcerpt from Tarr and McMurry Geographies Part I, Our Home, and Its Surroundings Part II, Our Earth as a WholeHow these needs are met Ill this first volume the attempt is made to supply this foundation by treating first such common things as soil, hills, valleys, products, animal life, people, industries, climate, and government, which are part of every child s environment and sec ondly, other features, as mountains, rivers, lakes, and the ocean, which, though absent from many localities, are still necessary as a preparation for later study Definitions, however, are not relied upon for giving the child this extra knowledge, but detailed descriptions and discus sions instead This by no means involves neglect of the child s own environment from the time the unfamiliar matter is introduced, for references to home experiences in this regard are frequently used v e believe that our plan gives a fuller guarantee of fitness for advanced study than has heretofore been furnished.Relationship To mankind According to the deh nition of geography, which treats of the relation between man and the earth, a Hill or a lake is worthy of mention only because it bears a relation to us, the men upon the earth considered by itself it is not a part of geography Therefore, each chapter which takes up one of the above subjects, either closes with the bearing of the given topic upon mankind, or it deals with the human relationship throughout.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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