Think about it every day Historians organize by time biologists by life

Think about it every day historians organize by time

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Historians organize by time, biologists by life, engineers by form and functionWho is interested in population density (1B ppl in China)? Marketers, producers/businesses, governments, foreign military strategistsAids is rapidly spreading: Who cares where? Gov’t planners, humanitarians, researchers, prostitutes/users of prostitutesOil, some have, some want: Oil producers, governments (buying and selling), environmentalists, brokers, consumers, economistsDrugs/cocaine: Governments, border patrol, police, DEA, US/Mexican militaryRegionsClimate/vegetation, demographic, religiously, historically, politically, sociallyRegion: an identified named spaceA: Area- need a space (small: dorm room, big: Russia)
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B: borders/boundaries- edges we can identify (exact: political borders, between states/countries;fuzzy: nature, deserts, forests, human cultural characteristics (population density, “the south”, “the Midwest”)C: Some homogenous trait- something that’s the same in one boundary, but when you move somewhere else it’s different, entirely user defined (by self, writer, publisher)How is a region formedGeneralization
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