房龙地理
Van Loon's Geography

  • 作   者:

    房龙
    Hendrik Willem Van Loon

  • 出版社:

    外语教学与研究出版社
    Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press

  • 语   言:

    英文

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为什么丹麦人沉溺于静谧的书斋,而西班牙人则热衷于广阔的天地?为什么日本在近代要向外扩张,而国土同样狭小的瑞士却保持中立?一个国家的民族性格和历史发展与其地理环境有何关联?在房龙这本生动、风趣的地理书中,您也许能找到答案。在简要地介绍了基本地理知识之后,作者按国别分别讲述了各国的地理环境,侧重于分析地理对国家的历史演变、人群性格的形成的影响,因此这是一本关于“人”的地理书。

为什么丹麦人沉溺于静谧的书斋,而西班牙人则热衷于广阔的天地?为什么日本在近代要向外扩张,而国土同样狭小的瑞士却保持中立?一个国家的民族性格和历史发展与其地理环境有何关联?在房龙这本生动、风趣的地理书中,您也许能找到答案。在简要地介绍了基本地理知识之后,作者按国别分别讲述了各国的地理环境,侧重于分析地理对国家的历史演变、人群性格的形成的影响,因此这是一本关于“人”的地理书。

亨德里克•威廉•房龙(Hendrik Willem Van Loon, 1882-1944),荷裔美国人,著名学者、作家、历史地理学家。1882年出生在荷兰,他是出色的通俗作家,在历史、文化、文明、科学等方面都有著作,而且读者众多,他是伟大的文化普及者,大师级的人物。

  • Chapter 1 AND THESE ARE THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE WORLD WE LIVE IN

  • Chapter 2 A DEFINITION OF THE WORD GEOGRAPHY AND HOW I SHALL APPLY IT IN THE PRESENT VOLUME

  • Chapter 3 OUR PLANET: ITS HABITS, CUSTOMS AND MANNERS

  • Chapter 4 MAPS. A VERY BRIEF CHAPTER UPON A VERY BIG AND FASCINATING SUBJECT.

  • Chapter 5 THE SEASONS AND HOW THEY HAPPEN

  • Chapter 6 CONCERNING THE LITTLE SPOTS OF DRY LAND ON THIS PLANET AND WHY SOME OF THEM ARE CALLED CONTINENTS WHILE OTHERS ARE NOT

  • Chapter 7 JUST A MOMENT BEFORE WE GO ANY FURTHER WHILE I TELL YOU HOW TO USE THIS BOOK

  • Chapter 8 GREECE, THE ROCKY PROMONTORY OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN WHICH ACTED AS THE CONNECTING LINK BETWEEN THE OLD ASIA AND THE NEW EUROPE

  • Chapter 9 ITALY, THE COUNTRY WHICH DUE TO ITS GEOGRAPHICAL SITUATION COULD PLAY THE ROLE OF A SEA-POWER OR A LAND-POWER, AS THE OCCASION DEMANDED

  • Chapter 10 SPAIN, WHERE AFRICA AND EUROPE CLASHED

  • Chapter 11 FRANCE, THE COUNTRY THAT HAS EVERYTHING IT WANTS

  • Chapter 12 BELGIUM, A COUNTRY CREATED BY SCRAPS OF PAPER AND RICH IN EVERYTHING EXCEPT INTERNAL HARMONY

  • Chapter 13 LUXEMBURG, THE HISTORICAL CURIOSITY

  • Chapter 14 SWITZERLAND, THE COUNTRY OF HIGH MOUNTAINS, EXCELLENT SCHOOLS AND A UNIFIED PEOPLE WHO SPEAK FOUR DIFFERENT LANGUAGES

  • Chapter 15 GERMANY, THE NATION THAT WAS FOUNDED TOO LATE

  • Chapter 16 AUSTRIA, THE COUNTRY THAT NOBODY APPRECIATED UNTIL IT NO LONGER EXISTED

  • Chapter 17 DENMARK, AN OBJECT LESSON IN CERTAIN ADVANTAGES OF SMALL COUNTRIES OVER LARGE ONES

  • Chapter 18 ICELAND, AN INTERESTING POLITICAL LABORATORY IN THE ARCTIC OCEAN

  • Chapter 19 THE SCANDINAVIAN PENINSULA, THE TERRITORY OCCUPIED BY THE KINGDOMS OF SWEDEN AND NORWAY

  • Chaper 20 THE NETHERLANDS, THE SWAMP ON THE BANKS OF THE NORTH SEA THAT BECAME AN EMPIRE

  • Chapter 21 GREAT BRITAIN, AN ISLAND OFF THE DUTCH COAST WHICH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE HAPPINESS OF FULLY ONE-QUARTER OF THE HUMAN RACE

  • Chapter 22 RUSSIA, THE COUNTRY WHICH WAS PREVENTED BY ITS GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION FROM EVER FINDING OUT WHETHER IT WAS PART OF EUROPE OR OF ASIA

  • Chapter 23 POLAND, THE COUNTRY THAT HAD ALWAYS SUFFERED FROM BEING A CORRIDOR AND THEREFORE NOW HAS A CORRIDOR OF ITS OWN

  • Chapter 23 POLAND, THE COUNTRY THAT HAD ALWAYS SUFFERED FROM BEING A CORRIDOR AND THEREFORE NOW HAS A CORRIDOR OF ITS OWN

  • Chapter 25 YUGOSLAVIA, ANOTHER PRODUCT OF THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES

  • Chapter 26 BULGARIA, THE SOUNDEST OF ALL BALKAN COUNTRIES, WHOSE BUTTERFLY COLLECTING KING BET ON THE WRONG HORSE DURING THE GREAT WAR AND SUFFERED THE CONSEQUENCES

  • Chapter 27 ROUMANIA, A COUNTRY WHICH HAS OIL AND A ROYAL FAMILY

  • Chapter 28 HUNGARY, OR WHAT REMAINS OF IT

  • Chapter 29 FINLAND, ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF WHAT HARD WORK AND INTELLIGENCE CAN ACHIEVE AMID HOSTILE NATURAL SURROUNDINGS

  • Chapter 30 THE DISCOVERY OF ASIA

  • Chapter 31 WHAT ASIA HAS MEANT TO THE REST OF THE WORLD

  • Chapter 32 THE CENTRAL ASIATIC HIGHLANDS

  • Chapter 33 THE GREAT WESTE RN PLATEAU OF ASIA

  • Chapter 34 ARABIA OR WHEN IS A PART OF ASIA NOT A PART OF ASIA?

  • Chapter 35 INDIA, WHERE NATURE AND MAN ARE ENGAGED IN MASS-PRODUCTION

  • Chapter 36 BURMA, SIAM, ANAM AND MALACCA, WHICH OCCUPY THE OTHER GREAT SOUTHERN PENINSULA OF ASIA

  • Chapter 37 THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA, THE GREAT PENINSULA OF EASTERN ASIA

  • Chapter 38 KOREA, MONGOLIA AND MANCHURIA, IF THE LATTER STILL EXISTS WHEN THIS BOOK IS PUBLISHED

  • Chapter 39 THE JAPANESE EMPIRE

  • Chapter 40 THE PHILIPPINES, AN OLD ADMINISTRATIVE PART OF MEXICO

  • Chapter 41 THE DUTCH EAST INDIES, THE TAIL THAT WAGS THE DOG

  • Chapter 42 AUSTRALIA, THE STEP-CHILD OF NATURE

  • Chapter 43 NEW ZEALAND

  • Chapter 44 THE ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC WHERE PEOPLE NEITHER TOILED NOR SPUN BUT LIVED JUST THE SAME

  • Chapter 45 AFRICA, THE CONTINENT OF CONTRADICTIONS AND CONTRASTS

  • Chapter 46 AMERICA, THE MOST FORTUNATE OF ALL

  • Chapter 47. A NEW WORLD