Cultural Geography
Dave Howell

Unit 1

Reading Assignment
Chapters 2, 3, 7, 5, 6


Terms from the Readings and Lectures
geography
cultural geography
culture
map
diffusion
hunter-gatherer
cultural hearths
environmental determinism
possibilism
cultural landscape
acculturation
demography
birth rate
death rate
Law of 70
infant mortality rate
life expectancy
population pyramid
Thomas Malthus
migration
emigration
immigration
push-pull factors
networks
guest workers
race
nationality
ethnicity
ethnocentrism
acculturation
assimilation
apartheid
language
language family
dialect
standard language
vernacular
pidgin
creole
lingua franca
religion
universalizing religions
ethnic religions
tribal animism
secularism
monotheism
polytheism
Hinduism
Caste System
Buddhism
Judaism
Zionism
Christianity
Islam
Shiite
Sunni
Sharia
Hajj
Six Day War

 

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