Lecture 1 (1-22-08)

Lecture 1 (1-22-08) - o Place matters o Places are...

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22 January 2008 Human Geography – is the study of the spatial organization of human activity and of people’s relationships with their environments Geographers are not interested in simply describing spatial patterns but also explaining the causes of these patterns and understanding the consequences they will have on the future. Themes of class
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Unformatted text preview: o Place matters o Places are interdependent events in one place affect other places everywhere is not equally affected o Geography is not Static Relationships between places are always changing Emphasis on process o Place is socially constructed Different people give different meanings to places...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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