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Cultural Geography: Themes, Concepts, Analysis

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By: William Norton

379 pages, B/w photos, 55 figs, 8 tabs, maps

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Apr 2000 | #115777 | ISBN: 0195413075
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Contents

1: Introducing Cultural Geography; 1.1: Doing Cultural Geography; 1.2: What This Book is About; 1.3: Providing a Context; 1.4: Introducing Culture; 1.5: Introducing Themes and Analyses; 1.6: Concluding Comments; 1.7: Further Reading; 2: Humans and Nature; 2.1: Population and Technology; 2.2: Separating Humans and Nature; 2.3: Environmental Determism; 2.4: Human Use of Nature; 2.5: Towards Holistic Emphases; 2.6: Contemporary Ideologies of Nature; 2.7: Humans as Members of Cultural Groups; 2.8: Concluding Comments; 2.9: Further Reading; 3: Landscape Evolution; 3.1: The Landscape School; 3.2: Cultural Diffusion; 3.3: Cultural Contact and Transfer; 3.4: Shaping Landscapes; 3.5: Concluding Comments; 3.6: Further Reading; 4: Regions and Landscapes; 4.1: What is a Cultural Region?; 4.2: The Evolution of Cultural Regions: Concepts; 4.3: Cultural Regions; 4.4: Shaping the Modern World; 4.5: Global Regions; 4.6: Concluding Comments; 4.7: Further Reading; 5: Ecology and Landscape; 5.1: Ecology: A Unifying Science?; 5.2: Cultural Ecological Analysis; 5.3: Revisiting Humans and Nature; 5.4: Ecofeminism; 5.5: Political Ecological Analysis; 5.6: Concluding comments; 5.7: Further Reading; 6: Behaviour and Landscape; 6.1: Understanding Human Behaviour; 6.2: Behavioural Cultural Geography; 6.3: Spatial Understanding and Spatial Perception; 6.4: Concluding Comments; 6.5: Further Reading; 7: Unequal Groups, Unequal Landscapes; 7.1: Three Challenges; 7.2: Conceptual Underpinnings; 7.3: A Divided World: The Idea of Race; 7.4: A Divided World: Ethnicity; 7.5: Global Power: Economics, Politics, and Culture; 7.6: Concluding Comments; 7.7: Further Reading; 8: Landscape, Identity, Symbol; 8.1: Understanding Place and People; 8.2: Others and Other Worlds; 8.3: Symbolic Landscapes; 8.4: Ordinary Landscapes; 8.5: Concluding Comments; 8.6: Further Reading; 9: Cultural Geography Today; 9.1: Informing Cultural Geographic Analyses; 9.2: A Practical Discipline; 9.3: Some Final Questions.

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