Unformatted text preview: -Challenges to transport: backward and conservative due to isolation.-Beauty numbs the mind: mountain people are unimaginative.-Challenges to infrastructure prevent govt. control: mountain people are more freedom loving. ii. Tropics: Cultures are lazy and lack direction.-Fruit grows on trees without farming: Lazy-Heat: Lazy-Life is easy: people lack creativity and drive.-These people need direction from outside to become industrious. C. Environmental Determinism (E.D.) a. Environmental Determinism over emphasizes the influence of the environment. b. Justification for colonialism. D. Possibilism: a. The environment provides opportunity and constraints. b. People make choices from the possibilities provided. c. Impact of technology of the power of the environment. i. Air conditioning in India....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course GEOG 203 taught by Professor Ianfeinhandler during the Spring '08 term at Sonoma.
- Spring '08