Geography 171 - test 1 review

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3. According to the textbook, in addition to the ways we discussed in class and that are developed in Meinig’s article, landscape can be understood as a “text.” This means: a. That the landscape can be read, like a book b. That there are “writers” of landscapes as well as “readers” c. That landscapes both produce and communicate meaning d. All of the above e. None of the above 4. Only subsistence agriculture can be categorized as extensive or intensive; commercial agriculture cannot be categorized in this way. a. True b. False Sample essay questions 1. What is political ecology and how does it both draw on and differ from ecology (as such) – and how does it differ from cultural ecology, as defined by the textbook? 2. Draw the von Thunen model; explain what factors lead to the differentiation of commercial agriculture according to this model; explain the limits of this model for understanding contemporary commercial agriculture. 3. Paying attention to shifting barriers to its diffusion, discuss how the pattern of diffusion of cholera changed in the United States between the 1830s and the 1860s, and provide an explanation for why
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