Geography 171 - test 1 review

44 which outlines waves of diffusion of

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44 – which outlines waves of diffusion of industrialization in Europe; Chapter 6—which provides a broad context for our discussions of place and especially landscape; Chapter 4 – which puts lectures on nature and political ecology in context; and chapter 8 – which provides a full account of agricultural geographies that shed light on our discussion of that topic. The following concepts and terms will be especially important to understand : maps as a form of representation as discussed in the textbook (you do not need to know names of projections, etc.); regions (what they are and what types of regions there are); regionalization; scale and its definitions; production of scale; definitions of culture; culture as superorganic; environmental determinism; landscape (and ways of seeing/understanding it); conceptualization of landscape (as discussed in the textbook); definitions of diffusion and its barriers; types of diffusion; how patterns of cholera diffusion changed in 19 th c. U.S.; nature as external; nature as universal; political ecology and the production of nature; cultural ecology as a field; philosophies of nature (as outlined in the textbook); peak oil, climate change, alternative energy, etc. as
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