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Unformatted text preview: The basic concerns of the geographer: Description- spatial patterns (what?) Explanation- spatial processes (why?) Interpretation- spatial meaning (so what?) What is where, why there, and why care? Gritzner (2002) Geography Matters! (Norton, 2009, xv) Note: Other social scientists study the same subject matter (people) as human geographers; what differs are the perspectives and methods used. (Norton Intro.) Map of the Day Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Joan Blaeu , 1662...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course ECON 1B03 taught by Professor Hannahholmes during the Winter '08 term at McMaster University.
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