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Unformatted text preview: GEO 2420 (Section 2296 / Fall, 2005) M AP Q UIZ #1 Note: You will be asked to identify five of the following countries or places on a world map for the map quiz as part of the first exam. The countries are grouped by continents in the list below. A blank map is available at the course website in a pdf file. Denmark Bolivia Afghanistan Botswana Germany Cuba Bangladesh Egypt Ireland Guatemala Iran Ethiopia The Netherlands Haiti Sri Lanka Niger Ukraine Venezuela Viet Nam Nigeria ****************************************************************************** S TUDY Q UESTIONS , E XAM O NE Exam #1 will be given on Friday. 9/30/05, 4 th period, FLG 220 (regular class time & class room) / bring # 2 pencils (with erasers) Note: This is the first part of the Study Guide for Exam 1. It includes questions from the assigned readings, but not from the lectures. A second installment of the study guide will be available later covering the remainder of the readings. The list below includes the readings are expected to be covered in this exam. It is possible that some later readings may be dropped depending on how far we get in this section of the class. Any changes will be announced later in class and in the 2 nd installment of the Study Guide. 1. Introduction: Themes of Human Geography Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , Chapter 1 (pp 3-43) 2. Diffusion: The Columbian Exchange; Environmental Adaptation & Modification; Origin of Agriculture McNeill, William. 1991. "American food crops in the old world." In Seeds of Change: A Quincentennial Commemoration, ed. by Herman Viola & Carolyn Margolis. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. pp. 43-59. Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , Chapter 10 (“Origins of Agriculture.” p 333-335) . Diamond, Jared. 1997. Guns, Germs, and Steel. New York: Norton. Chap. 6 (pp. 104-113). Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , “Aral Sea” box in Chap. 14 (p 494-495). New York Times & other articles Wilford, John Noble. “New clues show where people made the great leap to agriculture.” November 18, 1997. 2 Eckholm, Erik. “As a dam closes, Chinese tally gain and loss.” June 9, 2003. Pala, Christopher. “$85 million project begins for revival of the Aral Sea.” August 5, 2003. Santora, Marc. “Marsh Arabs cling to memories of a culture nearly crushed by Hussein.” April 28, 2003. 3. Population Growth & the Demographic Transition; Disease & Population Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , Chapter 2 (pp 45-81). Diamond, Jared. 1997. Guns, Germs, and Steel. New York: Norton. Chap. 11 (pp. 195-214). (see note below) New York Times articles Kolata, Gina. "Model shows how medical changes let population surge." Jan. 7, 1997. MacFarquhar, Neil. "After Iran's baby boom, vasectomies get blessing." Sept. 8, 1996....
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