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Understanding cultural and human geography

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

Summary: 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: videodisc
    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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