The History of Earth

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Student Study Guide

to accompany

Human Geography

Seventh Edition

Jerome D. Fellmann University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Arthur Getis

San Diego State University

Judith Getis

Prepared by Jose Javier Lopez

Minnesota State University, Mankato


Student Study Guide to accompany HUMAN GEOGRAPHY, SEVENTH EDITION FELLMANN/GETIS/GETIS Published by McGraw-Hill Higher Education, an imprint of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2003, 2001, 1999, 1997. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written consent of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., including, but not limited to, network or other electronic storage or transmission, or broadcast for distance learning.


Preface 1 Introduction: Some Background Basics 2 Roots and Meaning of Culture 3 Spatial Interaction and Spatial Behavior 4 Population: World Patterns, Regional Trends 5 Language and Religion: Mosaics of Culture 6 Ethnic Geography: Threads of Diversity 7 Folk and Popular Culture: Diversity and Uniformity 8 Livelihood and Economy: Primary Activities 9 Livelihood and Economy: From Blue Collar to Gold Collar 10 Patterns of Development and Change 11 Urban Systems and Urban Structures 12 The Political Ordering of Space 13 Human Impacts on Natural Systems: Geographic Outlooks on Global Concerns Answer Section Matching Questions Fill In the Blanks Multiple Choice Questions



Objectives After reading and studying this chapter you should be able to:

1. Understand how the discipline of geography evolved and who were the key players in its evolution.

2. Enumerate the specialized interests and their characteristics in the field of

human geography.

3. Determine the realm of the "geographers' space" and how location, direction...