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The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of land suitable for agriculture.
The body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits that together constitute a group of people's distinct tradition.
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
A nineteenth- and early twentieth-century approach to the study of geography that argued that the general laws sought by human geographers could be found in the physical sciences. Geography was therefore the study of how the physical environment caused human activities.
The spread of a feature or trend among people from one area to another in a snowballing process.
(or uniform or homogeneous region) an area in which everyone shares in one or more distinctive characteristics
Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result in making something worldwide in scope
The spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node of authority or power to other persons or places.
An internal representation of a portion of Earth's surface based on what an individual knows about a place, containing personal impressions of what is in a place and where places are located.
The number of people per unit of area of arable land, which is land suitable for agriculture.
The theory that the physical environment may set limits on human actions, but people have the ability to adjust to the physical environment and choose a course of action from many alternatives.
The spread of a feature or trend through bodily movement of people from one place to another.
The reduction in the time it takes to diffuse something to a distant place, as a result of improved communications and transportation systems.
The spread of an underlying principle, even though a specific characteristic is rejected.
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