Human Geo TB Notes 64-81

Human Geo TB Notes 64-81 - George Fountain III 9-14-09...

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George Fountain III 9-14-09 Human Geography TB Notes 64-81 - In the 20 th century, the internal combustion engine powered further rounds of internal development, integration, and intensification. - Division of Labor : the specialization of different people, regions, or countries in particular kinds of economic activities. - Comparative Advantage : principle whereby places and regions specialize in activities for which they have the greatest advantage in productivity relative to other regions (or for which they have the least disadvantage). - The single most important innovation stimulating the international division of labor was the metal-hulled, oceangoing steamships. - The second most important innovation was a network of telegraph communications that enabled business to monitor and coordinate supply and demand across vast distances on an hourly basis. - In the late 19 th century, the imperialism surge brought a competitive form of colonialism that resulted in a scramble for territory. -
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2011 for the course GES 3041 taught by Professor School during the Fall '09 term at UMBC.

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Human Geo TB Notes 64-81 - George Fountain III 9-14-09...

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