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Hoy, Don R.; Elbow, Gary S. – Journal of Geography, 1976
The use of fiction reading is discussed for teaching Latin American regional geography courses, particularly for studying cultural conflict, revolution, and description of landscape and life-styles. A suggested reading list is included. (ND)
Descriptors: Culture Conflict, Fiction, Geographic Regions, Geography Instruction
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Elbow, Gary S.; Martinson, Tom L. – Journal of Geography, 1980
Explains how college level teachers of geography can use works of science fiction to help students understand geographical settings and create impressionistic pictures of a given region in their minds. Particular areas in which science fiction is useful include invented terrestrial landscapes, specialized extraterrestrial landscapes, disaster…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Science Fiction
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Elbow, Gary S.; Sharma, Martha B.; Mather, Sandra F.; Morrill, Robert W.; Natoli, Salvatore J.; Bednarz, Robert S. – Journal of Geography, 1998
Presents six brief articles that were originally delivered at a 1997 symposium honoring Robert S. Bednarz. Bednarz served as editor of the Journal of Geography from 1987 to 1997. Discusses his skill and dedication as an editor, as well as format and content changes initiated during his tenure. (MJP)
Descriptors: Editing, Editors, Educational Resources, Geography
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Elbow, Gary S. – Journal of Geography, 1997
Evaluates the prospects of success for the newly formed Association of Caribbean States (ACS). Concerned about environmental quality, challenges to international trade, and shifting political alliances, the ACS was formed to facilitate international cooperation among the Caribbean states. Discusses past efforts and current obstacles concerning…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Cultural Pluralism, Economic Development, Foreign Countries
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Elbow, Gary S. – Journal of Geography, 1992
Describes the ethnic makeup and traditional models of culture origins of Caribbean natives before 1492. Suggests that archaeology and linguistics show that the islands were most recently populated in three migrations of a single group. Argues that frontiers were within rather than between large islands because of the seafaring nature of the Arawak…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Cultural Background, Ethnology, Foreign Countries