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Unformatted text preview: • Renaissance-Baroque (1500- 1800 AD) - wider streets, large gardens, monuments, open space, ornate architecture • Industrial (1800-Prestent AD) walls and fortifications removed, industrial areas build on edge of cities, urban sprawl developed o Geography of Languages • Germanic (200 million) - German, English, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic- North of Alps • Romance (200 million) - Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian- Southern countries • Slavic (80 million) - Largest number of languages (includes Russian)- Eastern regions • Cultural Coherence and Diversity o Schism between western and eastern Christianity • Division in 1054 AD of Roman Catholic and eastern Orthodox churches Greek missionaries refused rule by Roman bishops • Economic and Social Development o Regional Disparities Within Eastern Europe • Successful transition in Czech Republic...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course GEOG 120 taught by Professor Whitmore during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08