13 Culture and History

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Culture and History (Systematic Perspective) By Irina Vakulenko, Ph.D.
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Main Concepts People Environment and Resources Culture and History Stages of Economic Activity and Characteristics of Development
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Culture and History Humans can accumulate learned behavior and transmit it to further generations not inherit. These behavioral patterns are called culture.
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Effect of Culture in Modifying Physical Environment
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Culture Hearths
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Social and Political Organization of Society Territorial States – Nation States – Multinational Alliances
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Changes in political map of the world in the 20th century 1900s •Map of Europe. Austrian-Hungarian Empire, Russian Empire (Poland, Finland) •Libya and Ethiopia are the only two independent countries in Africa. The rest are colonies. •Asia . Manchu China, Ottoman Empire occupied most of Middle East and Greece and Arabian peninsula, British, Dutch
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Unformatted text preview: and French colonies America . Though most of the countries got their independence in the middle of the 19th century there were still a few colonial domains. 1920s Sot revolutions in Russia and unsuccessful revolutions in other European countries brought the USSR on the map. 1950s New situation in Europe after World War II. Sot countries. Divided Germany. 1959 Cuba emerged as the first sot country in Western Hemisphere. South and South East Asian countries become independent. 1960s Break up of colonial rule in Africa 1990s Collapse of the Soviet Union Many new countries in Eastern Europe including reunited Germany Western Europe establishes EU and wipes away the borders Tumbling of last colonial possessions in Africa and the Pacific region Outline of Boundaries...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course GEOG 1303 taught by Professor Vakulenko during the Spring '08 term at Collin College.

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