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

Author
Robbins, Paul, 1967- [Browse]
Format
Video/Projected medium
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Chantilly, Virginia : Teaching Company, [2014]
  • ©2014

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Production company
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Library of Congress genre(s)
Series
  • Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics. Earth science [More in this series]
  • The great courses. Science & mathematics. Earth science
Summary note
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.
Notes
  • "Course no. 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.
Bibliographic references
Bibliographical references included in course guidebook.
System details
DVD, NTSC.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s)
Lecturer: Paul Robbins, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Contents
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.
Other title(s)
Cultural and human geography
Title on course book
  • Understanding cultural and human geography, course guidebook
ISBN
  • 9781629970981
  • 1629970980
Publisher no.
  • ID1761A-01
  • PB1761A
OCLC
1059231434
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