Urban - Urban Geography Chapter 11 Overview Origins and...

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Urban Geography Chapter 11
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Overview Origins and Evolution of Cities Functions of Cities Systems of Cities Inside the City Global Urban Diversity
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Origins and Evolution of Cities Requisites for Urban Development in Ancient World Agricultural surplus Hinterland Social organization and power Defensible situation Complex economy * Impact of Industrial Revolution (pp.392-392)
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The Location of Urban Settlements Site (exact location [absolute location]) Break-of-bulk locations Head-of-navigation/bay head Railheads Situation (relative location) - Physical and cultural characteristics of the surrounding areas - The types of activities and possibilities are important (i.e: raw materials, market areas, agricultural regions, climate, accessibility)
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Fig. 11.6
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The Economic Base Basic sector Money flows into community “exporting activity” Nonbasic sector Support the urban area “internal activity” Multiplier effect Size of effect determined by basic/nonbasic ratio 2 non-basic for 1 basic worker (?)
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course GEOG 103 taught by Professor Cook during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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