Human geography

Human geography - 15:05 EarlyCartography...

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15:05 Early Cartography Greeks- big, Mediterranean Chinese- accurate representation of Africa Islam Scholars- converted text Age of Exploration In particular Europeans- o Learned- Wind Patterns Ocean Currents Created latitude and longitude system Learned about new ppl and found new resources Hearth AREA An area where new practices have developed and spread from a central point o Diffusion Innovated agriculture First Agricultural Revolution o Stopped hunting and gathering and started planting crops Growth of Early Empires First world empires Colonization o Physical settlement of new territory by people of colonizing state Urbanization o Growth of cities o Competition between monarch’s Regions
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Core Region- very active in global trade and participating in the world  economy o Diverse economy o High per capita income, wealthier countries Peripheral Regions- kind of active in trade, smaller countries, aka third world, 
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ART 3514 taught by Professor Dhbannan during the Summer '03 term at Virginia Tech.

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