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Understanding cultural and human geography / Professor Paul Robbins, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Robbins, Paul, 1967- (teacher.). Teaching Company, (production company,, publisher.).


Cultural and human geography focuses on the distribution and actions of people, and the way people influence and are influenced by regional environments, economics, cultures and politics.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781629970981
  • ISBN: 1629970980
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 172 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Virginia : Teaching Company, [2014]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"Course number 1761"--Disc label.
Course consists of 24 lectures.
Each lecture approximately 30 min.
Title on accompanying guidebook: "Understanding cultural and human geography, course guidebook", by Professor Paul Robbins, ©2014.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Bibliographical references included in course guidebook.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. Writing the world, the mapmaker's craft ; The problem with geographical determinism ; Anthropocene, the age of human impact ; Climate change and civilization ; Global land change ; The end of global population growth -- disc 2. The agricultural puzzle ; Disease geography ; Political ecology ; Economic geography, globalization origins ; The Columbian exchange ; Uneven development and global poverty -- disc 3. The new global economy ; Restless humanity, the migration conundrum ; Urbanization, the rise of new world cities ; Geography of language ; Understanding cultural geography ; The importance of place -- disc 4. Cultural commodification ; Culture, power, and the politics of meaning ; The geopolitical imagination ; Regionalism and the rise of new states ; Supranationalism, taking on big problems ; Future geographies.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Paul Robbins, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
System Details Note:
Subject: Human geography.
Cultural geography.
Cultural geography.
Human geography.
Genre: Filmed lectures.
Educational films.
Nonfiction films.
Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Nonfiction films.

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