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ERIC Number: ED437309
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 124
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-884136-16-8
Boston and New England: Advancing the Revolution in Geographic Education in a Region of Change. Pathways in Geography Series, Title No. 21.
Pikora, Theodore S., Ed.; Young, Stephen S., Ed.
This collection of essays offers ideas, observations, maps, photographs, and descriptions of Boston (Massachusetts) and New England. The 13 essays in the collection include: (1) "An Introduction to New England and Boston: Advancing the Revolution in Geographic Education in a Region of Change" (Theodore S. Pikora; Stephen S. Young); (2) "An Overview of Greater Boston from Space" (Stephen S. Young; Theodore S. Pikora); (3) "Nature and Society in New England: The Other Dimension" (William B. Meyer); (4) "The Place-Name Cover of New England" (John E. Harmon); (5) "Neighborhoods in the Walking City of Boston" (Janet Duncan); (6) "Salem, Massachusetts: The Changing Geography of a Coastal Community in New England" (Theodore S. Pikora); (7) "The Heritage of the Textile Industry in the Social Fabric of Lowell, Massachusetts" (Stephen Matchak); (8) "Cape Cod: The Ephemeral Landscape" (Reed F. Stewart); (9) "Pack Your Bag: Applying Local Experiences to a Global Perspective" (Louise B. Swiniarski); (10) "Make Way for Ducklings: A Bird's Eye View of Downtown Boston" (Stephen S. Young; Katie Quinlan); (11) "Locating, Mapping, and Explaining Vernacular Region Names" (John E. Harmon); (12) "Neighborhoods and Landfill in Boston" (Theodore S. Pikora); and (13) "Geography and the Past in the Neighborhoods of Salem, Massachusetts" (Theodore S. Pikora). (Contains 28 figures. Each chapter contains references.) (LB)
National Council for Geographic Education, 16A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts; Massachusetts (Boston)