Why the Danes prefer quiet study, while the western people are keen on the vast teeth? Expansion? Be satisfied with the existing state of affairs and reluctant to move forward? Neutral? What is the relevance of national character and historical development and geographical factors of a country? This is pure prejudice? These problems may be in your mind has flash of doubt. Maybe you can find the answer you want in this book. Van Loon's geography, the eyes look more cast in focuses on the human development and activities, so that it is not an ordinary geographical book, but a human science human works. In the wonderful book down originally dogma like content. Readers, is not only the knowledge absorption, is also a kind of spiritual enjoyment.
The first chapter happy home for the beautiful scenery of our paper eye geographic earth and Sea World Adventure home seasons to live in the ocean to the second chapter in Greece: God's hometown of Italy Sea Treasures: Spain: brave matador France: Gem behind the trauma Belgium: standing on the fate of balance the other end of the Luxemburg: the history of a hand's miracles Switzerland: Enron harmony neutral Germany: lament the fate of the tease Austria: no applause Symphony Denmark: fairy tale of the great Iceland: Arctic politics in Scandinavia Peninsula: two of the laboratory of Holland: Sea tulip Britain: Lucky British Empire shortage poor land -- Scotland Liberty -- Ireland Russia: Slav embarrassed Poland: do marry busy Czechoslovakia who: Art Yugoslavia improvised: "Treaty of Versailles" big Bulgaria: Balkan royal blood in Romania: new dynasty tragedy Hungary: the war in the descendants of Mongolia Finland: adversity to China significantly wisdom The third chapter on wisdom of Asia and the world Central High Asia bordering the western plateau of Arabia: birthplace of Muslims in India: the harmonious coexistence of man and nature of southern Asia Peninsula: the rise and fall of deductive four China: East Asia the sleeping lion: North Korea and Mongolia can not predict the future Japan: Philippines volcano Empire: free first Dutch East India: small figure the fourth chapter: the creator of Australia dominion inadvertent fifth chapters: Chapter sixth coral islands of New Zealand Pacific Islands: a style of life the seventh chapter Africa: Mystery and profane presence, civilization and barbarism the coexistence of eighth chapter America: Thank God the ninth chapter to create a new world
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