ABOUT THE BOOK……… This book is essentially a textbook and is a systematic attempt to integrate the latest development with their influence on human activities. The text deals specifically with the various theories in economic geography, the patterns of human activity throughout the world and the operation of Development, Agriculture, Industry and Trade. It is the first book in the country to have topics like — World Economic Development Patterns of Development All the Resources of the World World Agricultural System World Industrial Regions & Problems World Trade Pattern Globalisation World Food Problem World Food Security A comprehensive glossary. This Book is useful for all the aspirants of Civil Services (both Union and State PCS) for Geography Mains……… ABOUT THE AUTHOR… K. Siddhartha is a Strategic Thinker, Educationist, Earth Scientist, Author, Mentor, Visionary and an Academician of World Repute. He has over 20 years experience in teaching Earth Sciences, Life Sciences and Behavioural traits. As an author, he has authored 42 books on Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, Environmental Sciences, Human Geography, International Relations, History and Culture.