Geography

Card Set Information

Author:
eyguerrero
ID:
233396
Filename:
Geography
Updated:
2013-09-07 17:14:11
Tags:
south middle america
Folders:

Description:
Test 1
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user eyguerrero on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. what kinds of questions do geographers ask?
    • 1. how people modify their landscape
    • 2. spatial analysis ( look for patterns and variations over space
    • 3. connections between people and their environment
  2. what are the different subfields in geography?
    • -human geography
    • -physical geography
    • -technical geography
  3. what are the 5 cultural markers?
    • values
    • gender roles
    • religion and belief systems
    • language
    • material culture and technology
  4. what is lingua francas?
    • Lingua Franca is the language used for international trade today
    • -spanish
    • -english
    • -french
    • -arabic
    • -russian
  5. what is the difference between folk culture, global culture, and ethnic groups?
    Folk Culture:preserves tradition;usually located in rural areas, traditional culture, more popular in urban areas than rural.EthnicĀ Group: a group of people with a common ancestry and cultural traditionex: German American, African American, Mexican American.Global Culture: Cultural Homogeneity: the belief that as people migrate and ideas diffuse an overall similarity between culture groups will occur. ex mcdonalization/walmart

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview