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Day 2 Diffusion a- Culture occurs through innovation or diffusion spread of culture, now happens through telecommunications such as TV b- Culture starts at Hearth where culture originally develops. i.e. corn in Central Mexico c- 3 Types of Diffusion 1- Relocation- when you move, you take your belongings and traits with you. 2- Contagious- spreads from direct contact. “contagious” I.e. English language 3- Hierarchical- spreads via social hierarchy. i.e. blue pants for miners, farmers and railroad workers. i.e. music in today’s hip hop world Human-Environment Interaction a- How people adapt to their environment or change it. i.e. different house materials in world b- How environment affects social activity. i.e. Indians plant during monsoon but chill during summer c- Relationship between natural and built environment. i.e. Flood in Pakistan OR Chile and California have earthquake buildings. d-
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Pavlovskaya during the Fall '08 term at CUNY Hunter.

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