Commercial Geography for Intermediate Classes
The fourth edition of Commercial Geography for Intermediate Classes has been updated extensively and covers the new syllabus prescribed by the National Bureau of Curriculum, Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan. It covers the commercial geography of the world and Pakistan in the same volume.
The book is divided into three parts:
- World Commercial Activities
- World Resources and their Distribution
- The Commercial Geography of Pakistan
The last part includes discussions on food autarky, the application of technology in commercial activities, and the augmentation of irrigation and power resources. In addition to comprehensive end-of-chapter summaries and model questions, some advanced concepts have been placed as appendices to relevant chapters. These are designed to help students recall important points in the text while preparing for examinations.
Fazle Karim Khan (1925–2011) obtained his PhD from Louisiana State University, USA. He was Chairman of the Department of Geography, University of Karachi, and Founder Chairman, Department of Geography, University of Balochistan. His research papers have been published in national and international journals.
Shamshad Akhtar is Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Karachi. He did his PhD under the supervision of Dr Fazle Karim Khan from the University of Karachi in 2004. He is the author of three books and has published several articles in research journals.