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Unformatted text preview: & Cultural Landscapes • • Landscape: the visible human imprint on the land. - Natural/physical environment (mountains) - Human environment (urban, rural, suburban, etc) Cultural landscape: the outcome of interactions between people (societies) & their enviornments. - as a result of cultural adaptation - all inhabited parts of Earth = cultural landscape Social/Cultural Geography V: Cultural & Symbolic Landscapes – Oct. 22, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Cultural Landscapes • • Many different cultural landscapes; each the result of cultural group adapting to its environment, and modifying the environment to suit its needs. Meaning & significance - transcend the cultural group – – Symbolic landscapes – symbols of a culture and what it stands for E.g. Statue of Liberty = symbol of freedom, also Roman Coliseum of roman empire and its power. The Great Wall of China symbol of china Social/Cultural Geography V: Cultural & Symbolic Landscapes – Oct. 22, 2013 Human Ge...
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