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31 terms
Cultural Geography
Geography
Culture
Human Geography
Space
According to (YI-Fu Tuan) geography is the study of Earth as…
A total way of life help in common by a group of people
Is the study of the relationship between people and the place…
Term used to connote the objective, quantitative, theoretical…
Geography
According to (YI-Fu Tuan) geography is the study of Earth as…
Culture
A total way of life help in common by a group of people
12 terms
Cultural Geography
Aztecs
Mestizos
They left written records
Guatemala City
Who did Hernando Cortez conquer?
People of mixed spanish and indian ancestry
Mayans are the most famous indian civilzation because:
Largest city in central america:
Aztecs
Who did Hernando Cortez conquer?
Mestizos
People of mixed spanish and indian ancestry
16 terms
Cultural geography
culture
population density
Natural Increase
Natural Boundary
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
The number of individuals in an area of a specific size
Population growth measured as the excess of live births over…
a boundary created by physical features, such as a mountain,…
culture
A total way of life held in common by a group of people, incl…
population density
The number of individuals in an area of a specific size
10 terms
Cultural Geography 1
Culture
Material Culture
Social Institutions
Attitudes towards the Unknown
The knowledge, behavioral patters, habits, and physical and c…
Shelter, tools, transportation, clothing, cities.
Education, judicial, economy, family, religion.
Science, religion, superstitions.
Culture
The knowledge, behavioral patters, habits, and physical and c…
Material Culture
Shelter, tools, transportation, clothing, cities.
17 terms
European Cultural Geography
Birthplace of
sporadic conflict throughout history
Greece and Rome are
Exploration, colonization, and imperia…
Industrial Revolution
based on various cultural/ethnic groups; wars and revolutions
the birthplace of western culture and democracy
how European culture was spread to many parts of the world
Birthplace of
Industrial Revolution
sporadic conflict throughout history
based on various cultural/ethnic groups; wars and revolutions
44 terms
Cultural Geography Canada BJU
Ottowa
St. John's
Halifax
Charlottetown
Capital of canada
Capital of Newfoundland & Labrador
Capital of Nova Scotia
Capital of Prince Edward Island
Ottowa
Capital of canada
St. John's
Capital of Newfoundland & Labrador
16 terms
Cultural Geography
stereotype
pop culture
culture trait
folk culture
a generalized belief about a group of people
cultural traits that are a part of today's changeable, urban-…
a defining characteristic of the culture that is shared by mo…
a culture group that is small, that includes a uniform popula…
stereotype
a generalized belief about a group of people
pop culture
cultural traits that are a part of today's changeable, urban-…
15 terms
Cultural Geography
stereotype
pop (popular) culture
culture trait
folk culture
Generalizations (widely held beliefs) that are commonly conne…
a type of culture that is practiced by a large, heterogeneous…
a way in which people identify themselves with a culture (sin…
a type of culture that is practiced by a small, homogeneous (…
stereotype
Generalizations (widely held beliefs) that are commonly conne…
pop (popular) culture
a type of culture that is practiced by a large, heterogeneous…
60 terms
Cultural Geography
Geography
Culture
Formal Culture Region
Functional Culture Region
Study, features and life on earth
Collection of common learned behavior
Where it is located (precisely designed borders , homogeneous…
Heterogeneous populations -> Diverse... Ex: U.S.A
Geography
Study, features and life on earth
Culture
Collection of common learned behavior
30 terms
Human and Cultural Geography Vocabulary
urbanization
refugee
dialect
ethnic group
Growth of cities
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order…
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
urbanization
Growth of cities
refugee
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order…
18 terms
Cultural Geography
What is it called when someone has mor…
What is it called when someone only ha…
What is the belief in one god?
This is when a person or group adopts…
polygamy
monogamy
monotheism
acculturation
What is it called when someone has mor…
polygamy
What is it called when someone only ha…
monogamy
13 terms
11 - Asia - Cultural Geography
caste system
Kashmir
dispute
batik
The strict, traditional class system of India.
A territory disputed by Pakistan and India.
an argument or disagreement
a decorated textile common in Asia.
caste system
The strict, traditional class system of India.
Kashmir
A territory disputed by Pakistan and India.
65 terms
Cultural Geography Chapter 8
F
F
T
T
Europeans built their first New World settlement in Nova Scot…
Nova Scotians have a Scottish heritage. (T/F)
Prince Edward Island has the highest population density of an…
Most Canadians live in the southern strip of the nation. (T/F)
F
Europeans built their first New World settlement in Nova Scot…
F
Nova Scotians have a Scottish heritage. (T/F)
27 terms
Cultural Geography
ethnocentrism
culture
culture traits
culture religion
the tendency to judge another culture based on your own cultu…
all the features of a people's way of life
activities and behavior that a group practices
region where people share common traits
ethnocentrism
the tendency to judge another culture based on your own cultu…
culture
all the features of a people's way of life
16 terms
Cultural Geography Vocabulary
assimilation
culture
cultural diffusion
cultural trait
a minority group gradually adopts the customs and attitudes o…
the ideas, behavior and things common to a group of people
the spread of elements of culture
a single idea, behavior or thing common to a culture
assimilation
a minority group gradually adopts the customs and attitudes o…
culture
the ideas, behavior and things common to a group of people
24 terms
cultural geography
culture
Culture
Culture traits
Culture complex
what is learned, not innate or biological
The specialized behavioral patterns, understandings, and adap…
Learned behaviors from language to tools to games...... May be a…
Interrelated culture traits
culture
what is learned, not innate or biological
Culture
The specialized behavioral patterns, understandings, and adap…
20 terms
North America (Physical & Cultural Geography)
Eastern Lowlands
Appalachian Mountains
Interior Lowlands
Rocky Mountains
made up of Atlantic Coastal Plain & the Gulf Coastal Plain
run some 1,600 miles from Newfoundland to Alabama... More than 4…
extend from the Appalachians to the Missouri River.... made up o…
run 3,000 miles from Alaska to New Mexico... Relatively young: 8…
Eastern Lowlands
made up of Atlantic Coastal Plain & the Gulf Coastal Plain
Appalachian Mountains
run some 1,600 miles from Newfoundland to Alabama... More than 4…
15 terms
Cultural Geography
culture
culture traits
culture complex
culture systems
socially shared and transmitted pattern of beliefs, behaviors…
units of learned behavior
functionally related culture traits form a complex
interacting culture traits and complexes shared by a group w/…
culture
socially shared and transmitted pattern of beliefs, behaviors…
culture traits
units of learned behavior
31 terms
Cultural Geography Chapter 4 The Human World
birthrate
death rate
natural rate of increase
migration
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
the growth rate of a population; the difference between birth…
the movement of people from place to place
birthrate
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
death rate
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
25 terms
Cultural Geography
Cultural Geography
Culture and Identity
Globalized Culture
Cultural Systems
the study of how space, place, landscape, and culture influen…
cultures are built through complex interactions between ident…
globalized and dynamic, meaning that it changes with space an…
shared territories, histories, languages, religions, and broa…
Cultural Geography
the study of how space, place, landscape, and culture influen…
Culture and Identity
cultures are built through complex interactions between ident…
42 terms
Cultural Geography
Cultural Geography
Culture Trait
Culture System
Culture Region
= patterns of behavior common to a group of people, the way o…
a single distinguishing feature of a culture.
a collection of interacting cultural traits and cultural... comp…
portion of the Earth's surface occupied by people... sharing rec…
Cultural Geography
= patterns of behavior common to a group of people, the way o…
Culture Trait
a single distinguishing feature of a culture.
68 terms
Cultural Geography
Balkinization... *
Boundary... *
City-State... *
Colonialism... *
Nations split up into different countries because of conflict…
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territor…
An independent state consisting of a city and its surrounding…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balkinization... *
Nations split up into different countries because of conflict…
Boundary... *
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territor…
111 terms
Cultural Geography
culture
cultural landscape
components of culture
cultural synthesis/syncretism
the shared experience, traits, and activities of a group of p…
A combination of cultural features such as language and relig…
art, architecture, language, music, film and television, food…
the blending together together of two or more cultural influe…
culture
the shared experience, traits, and activities of a group of p…
cultural landscape
A combination of cultural features such as language and relig…
8 terms
Cultural geography
Acculturation
Animism
Artifact
Buddhism
the adoption of cultural traits, such as language, by one gro…
most prevalent in Africa and the America's, doctrine in which…
any item that represents a material aspect of culture. ... examp…
system of belief that seeks to explain ultimate realities for…
Acculturation
the adoption of cultural traits, such as language, by one gro…
Animism
most prevalent in Africa and the America's, doctrine in which…
16 terms
Cultural Geography
Anderson (2015)
Davidson et al. (2005)
Cosgrove (1985)
Spinney (2006)
Ratzel: Lebensraum... Sauer: landscapes as a palimpsest
Cannot represent that which lies beyond the scope of represen…
Landscape was ideological control over space; a way of seeing…
Cycling on Mont Ventoux
Anderson (2015)
Ratzel: Lebensraum... Sauer: landscapes as a palimpsest
Davidson et al. (2005)
Cannot represent that which lies beyond the scope of represen…
35 terms
Cultural Geography
Ethnocentrism
Culture
Cultural geography
Culture trait
tendency to judge another culture based on your own culture,…
language, religion, architecture, clothing, economics, family…
the study of all the features of a people's way of life
activities and behaviors that a group practices
Ethnocentrism
tendency to judge another culture based on your own culture,…
Culture
language, religion, architecture, clothing, economics, family…
63 terms
Cultural Geography
acculturation
animism
artifact
buddhism
the adoption of cultural traits, such as language, by one gro…
most prevalent in Africa and the Americas, doctrine in which…
any item that represents a material aspect of culture
system of belief that seeks to explain ultimate realties for…
acculturation
the adoption of cultural traits, such as language, by one gro…
animism
most prevalent in Africa and the Americas, doctrine in which…
62 terms
Cultural Geography
acculturation
animism
artifact
buddhism
The adoption of cultural traits, such as language, by one gro…
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Any object made by humans, especially those from an earlier t…
Belief system that started in India in the 500s BC. Happiness…
acculturation
The adoption of cultural traits, such as language, by one gro…
animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
11 terms
Cultural Geography Chapters 6-7 USA and Canada (Cultural Geography and Today)
Immigration
Urbanization
Urban Sprawl
Province
Movement of individuals into a population.
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
Rapid expansion of a city into the country side around the city
A division of a country or an empire
Immigration
Movement of individuals into a population.
Urbanization
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
39 terms
Cultural Geography
Ethnocentrism
Cultural Geography
Acculturation
Assimilation
Judging a culture or society by comparing it to your own cult…
The field of geography that studies people's cultures around…
adopting a trait from another culture
The blending in to a culture
Ethnocentrism
Judging a culture or society by comparing it to your own cult…
Cultural Geography
The field of geography that studies people's cultures around…
41 terms
Cultural Geography
Habit
Custom
Folk culture
Pop culture
A repetitive act that a particular individual performs
A repetitive act of a group performed to the extent that it b…
Traditionally practiced primarily by small, homogeneous group…
Found in large, heterogeneous societies that share certain ha…
Habit
A repetitive act that a particular individual performs
Custom
A repetitive act of a group performed to the extent that it b…
32 terms
Population, Economic, and Cultural Geography
Population Pyramid
Population Density
Pull Factor
Urbanization
A bar graph representing the distribution of population by ag…
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land.…
Factor that encourages people to move to a new location.
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
Population Pyramid
A bar graph representing the distribution of population by ag…
Population Density
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land.…
14 terms
Cultural Geography
nonmaterial culture
material
culture region
culture landscape
beliefs, practices, values
constructed usually reflects nonmaterial
certain culture is practice by the majority in the area
landscape reflects culture... everyday objects given meaning
nonmaterial culture
beliefs, practices, values
material
constructed usually reflects nonmaterial
83 terms
Cultural Geography
acculteration
artifact
carrying capacity
cultural convergence
culture change that happens when one culture adopts traits of…
material manifestations of culture that meet basic needs: hou…
the maximum number of people an area can support on a continu…
the tendency for cultures to become more alike as they become…
acculteration
culture change that happens when one culture adopts traits of…
artifact
material manifestations of culture that meet basic needs: hou…
25 terms
Cultural Geography ch. 24
built the first submersible, The Turtle
charted ocean currents
invented the SCUBA
located and studied the HMS Titanic an…
David Bushnell
Matthew Murray
Jacques Cousteau
Robert Ballard
built the first submersible, The Turtle
David Bushnell
charted ocean currents
Matthew Murray
18 terms
Cultural Geography
What is it called when someone has mor…
What is it called when someone only ha…
What is the belief in one god?
This is when a person or group adopts…
polygamy
monogamy
monotheism
acculturation
What is it called when someone has mor…
polygamy
What is it called when someone only ha…
monogamy
97 terms
Cultural Geography
culture region
ex of culture region
culture trait
ex of culture trait
area within which a particular culture system prevails
the South
a single attribute of culture (AKA attribute/characteristic)
religion
culture region
area within which a particular culture system prevails
ex of culture region
the South
26 terms
Cultural Geography
Culture region
Culture trait
Culture complex
Culture systems
All the attributes of a culture
A single attribute of a culture
One trait is the same between cultures
Grouping complexes together by specific traits
Culture region
All the attributes of a culture
Culture trait
A single attribute of a culture
26 terms
EL Cultural Geography
Archaeology
Bias
Anthropology
Diversity
Study of past human life and culture by the recovery and exam…
Unfair action taken against someone because of a pre-judgement.
Study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social,…
Wide range or variety.
Archaeology
Study of past human life and culture by the recovery and exam…
Bias
Unfair action taken against someone because of a pre-judgement.
23 terms
Cultural geography
cultural geography
culture change
cultural hearth
rate of innovations
study of the distributions of cultures, cultural differences…
innovation, introduction of new ideas, practices or objects b…
source area of a major culture; innovation center
sharp acceleration after industrial revolution
cultural geography
study of the distributions of cultures, cultural differences…
culture change
innovation, introduction of new ideas, practices or objects b…
50 terms
Cultural Geography
Cultural Geography
Culture
Natural Landscape
Cultural Landscape
Branch of human geography that examines culture over space
Society's collective beliefs, symbols, values, forms of behav…
Climate, soil, water resources, minerals and terrain features…
Visible expression of human activity... Ex: how we modify land,…
Cultural Geography
Branch of human geography that examines culture over space
Culture
Society's collective beliefs, symbols, values, forms of behav…
27 terms
Cultural Geography
Death Rate
Birthrate
Natural Increase
Population Density
number of deaths per 1000 in a given population.
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
Difference between # of births and deaths
The average number of people in a square mile or square kilom…
Death Rate
number of deaths per 1000 in a given population.
Birthrate
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
10 terms
Cultural Geography
Culture traits
Culture religion
Ethnic group
Acculturation
Activities or behaviors that define a culture
An area with common culture traits
Common ancestry
Taking a culture trait from another culture
Culture traits
Activities or behaviors that define a culture
Culture religion
An area with common culture traits
36 terms
Cultural Geography
Geography
5 Themes
2 main branches
Physical
Derives from greek words meaning to write about or describe t…
Location, Place, Region, Movement, Human Env
Human and Physical
focuses on environmental dynamics
Geography
Derives from greek words meaning to write about or describe t…
5 Themes
Location, Place, Region, Movement, Human Env
27 terms
Cultural Geography
Aspects of Cultural Geography
Nine Universals of Culture
Material Culture
Arts, Play and Recreation
language, religion, racial groups, political systems, customs…
material culture, art, language, social organization, social…
food, clothing, weapons, housing, transportation, personal po…
folk art and fine art
Aspects of Cultural Geography
language, religion, racial groups, political systems, customs…
Nine Universals of Culture
material culture, art, language, social organization, social…
26 terms
Cultural Geography
culture region
culture trait
culture complex
culture systems
area within which a culture system is present (clothing, buil…
single attribute of a culture (food utensils)
multiple cultures exhibiting a culture trait, but each cultur…
culture complexes that have common traits (ethnicity, language)
culture region
area within which a culture system is present (clothing, buil…
culture trait
single attribute of a culture (food utensils)
49 terms
Cultural Geography
Place
Location
Toponym
Site
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
the position that something occupies on Earth's surface
The name given to a place on earth- names can be the founder,…
the physical character of a place (climate, water sources, ve…
Place
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
Location
the position that something occupies on Earth's surface
86 terms
Cultural geography
Population pyramid
Dependency ratio
Dependents
Demography
A graphic devixe that represents a pop by age and sex, age co…
# of people too young or too old to work compared to working…
-0 to 14 & 65+ years old
The scientific study of population characterisrckb
Population pyramid
A graphic devixe that represents a pop by age and sex, age co…
Dependency ratio
# of people too young or too old to work compared to working…
25 terms
Cultural Geography
Culture
Material Culture
Cultural Geography
Popular Culture
a group of belief systems, norms & values practiced by a peop…
things that are constructed
seeks to understand role played by politics & economy in esta…
practices & meaning systems produced by large groups of peopl…
Culture
a group of belief systems, norms & values practiced by a peop…
Material Culture
things that are constructed
21 terms
Cultural Geography
acculturalism
animism
artifact
assimilation
when one group of people adopt the culture traits of another…
The belief in a supernatural power that organizes and animate…
The material manifestations of culture, including tools, hous…
the process whereby a minority group gradually adopts the cus…
acculturalism
when one group of people adopt the culture traits of another…
animism
The belief in a supernatural power that organizes and animate…
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