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september 7 - GEOG Landscapes and landscapes Territoriality...

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09/07/06 GEOG Landscapes and landscapes Territoriality- attachment to a place Topophilia- Topophilia, literally love of place, is a term describing the strong sense of place identity among certain peoples. Humanist geography Ethology - customs and beliefs (large-scale)- The study of the natural behavior of animals under natural conditions. Places and landscapes Proxemics - social and cultural meanings (small scale) Microgeographies Regular use Spatial markers Bubbles Territory Geographic area Regulates social interactions Regulates access to people and resources Symbol of group membership Symbolic v. vernacular landscapes Derelict landscapes/ landscapes of despair Powerful landscapes of everyday life D.W. Meinig “The Interpretation of Ordinary Landscapes” New England Main street (middle) Ameica Surburbia American dream? Landscape
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