Southwest Asia - Southwest Asia / Northeast Africa How to...

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Southwest Asia / Northeast Africa How to name this region Middle East? East of Europe Islamic World? Jewish and Christians too Others? Oriental, Arab Could each be misleading? Climate and landscape Extremely dry area of the world How does this impact settlement patterns? People go near water Nile settlements Settlements along the coasts Humans impacting the landscape Examples? Japan dam, creating islands, Suez canal, Aswan dam How do climate and landscape influence past and future conflicts? Water Arable land Strategic points Golan Heights, Sinai Peninsula Updates Abu Dhabi-led investment in Citigroup $7.5 billion stake What precipitated this? Housing slump, banks losing money Peace talk status An agreement by the end of 2008?
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The role of religion in the region and in geography Judaism History – 2000 B.C. in modern-day Iraq – Palestine/Israel The Diaspora Where? Christianity
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course GEOGRAPHY 102 taught by Professor Kalafsky during the Fall '07 term at University of Tennessee.

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