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human geo ch 6
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Any physical object that a culture produces.
barrier to diffusion
things that slow or stop the spread of an idea, innovation, people, or other things
The transmission of a phenomenon through close contact with nearby places, such as with many diseases.
The process by which two cultures become similar.
the movement of culture traits from one place to another
the cultural impacts on an area, including buildings, agricultural patterns, roads, signs, and nearly everything else that humans have created
shared patterns of learned behavior, attitudes and knowledge
A group of interrelated culture traits.
An area from which important culture traits, including ideas, technology, and social structures, originated. Ancient Mesopotamia is an example.
geographical region where cultural traits maintain homogeneity
An area defined by a large number of common culture traits.
A single component of a culture; can be a thing, an idea, or a social convention.
the movement of a phenomenon from one location to another
Culture traits that are traditional, no longer widely practiced by a large number of people, and generally isolated in small, often rural areas.
how a culture prepares and consumes food
the place where something begins
A pattern whereby things move from one place to other places that have some similarities or are otherwise going to be more receptive, such as from a large city to smaller cities or from a boss to a subordinate.
the ideas, beliefs, values, and knowledge of a culture
The movement of a phenomenon from one location to another.
Individual culture traits of the ideological subsystem, such as an idea.
the aspects of a culture that are widespread, fast-changing, and transmitted by the mass media
the diffusion of a particular phenomenon over a far distance as a result of migration
reverse hierarchical diffusion
diffusion up a hierarchy, such as from a small town to large cities
social construction of space
the idea that society shapes the spatial nature of our world
A culture trait in the sociological subsystem.
The part of a culture that guides how people are expected to interact with each other and how their social institutions are structured.
the material objects that a culture produces, as well as the procedures for using those objects
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