Geography - Geography the mother of all sciences Definition...

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Geography “the mother of all sciences”
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Definition Roots in Eastern and Western culture Study of physical (environment) and human factors and interactions Spatial discipline: analyzes/explains patterns across space From Tribute of Yu
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Components/Themes Spatial: Location: Relative vs Absolute Interaction: movement of people, goods, ideas, services Organization: how people delineate their space
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Regional Identity: human mental construct Formal: has select physical and/or human characteristics Functional: has a focal point for a network of activity Transitional Zones: borders between regions
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Human/Environmental Interaction: Humans adapt to the environment Humans modify the environment Humans depend on the environment Landsat Image, Western Russia Hunza Valley, Pakistan
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Maps
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Credibility and Selectivity Methodology Errors Propaganda General Characteristics Simplified Scale omitted Symbolism Strong colors Bold symbols Exaggerated size Misrepresentation
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Maps as Propaganda Nazi Map of Baltic States 36897
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2008 for the course ITS 201 taught by Professor Copp during the Spring '07 term at Miami University.

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