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Title      : MSGE-102 Cultural Geography
Subject      : Geography
copyright © 2018   : Karnataka State Open University
Author      : KSOU
Publisher      : Karnataka State Open University
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Nature of Cultural Geography, Definitions, Elements of Culture convergence and Divergence, Cultural change Total views (280)  
The word 'culture' has many definitions of varying dimensions in relation to different circumstances. 'Culture' is one of the few words in English language, which has been defined in different ways. It is because of its intricate historical development in several European languages. As commonly accepted the word 'culture' is derived from a Latin, rooted term 'Colere ' which later has been changed ......
Pages: 13
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Themes in Cultural Geography, Cultural Region & Cultural Ecology Total views (277)  
Every discipline has its field of study. As such cultural geography, as a major branch of Human geography, too has its own domain of study. 'Geographical Study of Human Culture' is the core matter of cultural geography around which many other related aspects are also studied. The themes are the important content of the subject. The word ' theme ' according to Oxford dictionary is 'the main idea o ......
Pages: 10
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Cultural Diffusion, Cultural Integration and Cultural Landscape Total views (275)  
In the beginning, human cultures are evolved by the isolated communities in relation to their local environments on which they were dependent for all of their needs. The aspects of civilization were evolved only in few ideal places on the earth surface where the wandering people have tried to settle permanently. They have invented original cultural traits like clothing, diet, language, housing and ......
Pages: 9
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Cultural Diversity, Human Races -Cacasoid, Mangoloids and Negroids Total views (273)  
Cultural diversity is the variety of human societies or cultures in a specific region, or in the world as a whole. The term is also sometimes used to refer to multiculturalism within an organization. There is a general consensus among mainstream anthropologists that humans first emerged in Africa about two million years ago . Since then they have spread throughout the world, successfully adapting ......
Pages: 7
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Religions of the World and Languages of the World Total views (251)  
Religion is a system of faith, worship, which greatly influence on human behavior. It determines politics, economic, agriculture diet and many aspects of human life. A great variety of languages spoken today testifier the relative isolation of groups in the past, and the distribution of any language illustrates the pattern of dispersal of its original speakers or their cultural impact on others. I ......
Pages: 26
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Cultural Diversity Total views (250)  
Cultural diversity is the variety of human societies or cultures in a specific region, or in the world as a whole. The term is also sometimes used to refer to multiculturalism within an organization. There is a general consensus among mainstream anthropologists that humans first emerged in Africa about two million years ago. Since then they have spread throughout the world, successfully adapting t ......
Pages: 8
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Cultural Realms of the World Total views (251)  
Every individual is distinct and unique. But he is also a member of many groups, whether these actually exist as organizational units. The term cultural realm means a large area that has fundamentally unity in the composition, arrangement and integration of traits, which distinguishes it from other cultural realms. In the wider since type of economy, forms of settlements, pattern of population cha ......
Pages: 25
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Ethinic Group of the World Total views (249)  
Ethnic groups are the keepers of outstanding cultural traditions and the focal point of various kinds of social interaction. They can provide not only group identity but also friendship, marriage partners, recreational facilities, business success and political power base. The study of the regional and ecological aspects of ethnicity is called Ethnic Geography. It is a branch of cultural geography ......
Pages: 13
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Pygmies, Eski Mos and Bhushmen Total views (249)  
We have studied in the previous unit about the Ethnic groups of the world, the terminology and definitions, concept of ethnicity, ethnic categories, ethnicity and race, ethnicity and nations etc. In this unit we will study about three distinct tribal groups living in three different regions of the world i.e. the Pygmies in the equatorial region, the Eskimos in the Tundra region and the Bushmen in ......
Pages: 22
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Tribes and Tribal Religions of India Total views (252)  
In preceding lesson we have studied about three important ethnic groups of the world, namely the Pygmies, Eskimos and Bushmen. The habitats of these tribes are associated with three distinct climatic zones of the world. i.e . Equatorial, Polar and Desert regions respectively. Hence naturally their mode of life is varied from one to the other. In this lesson, let us look into the life of tribal's i ......
Pages: 25
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Patterns of Livelihood and Various Economic Activities-Agriculture Total views (250)  
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi and other life forms for food, fiber, and other products used to sustain life. Agriculture was the key implement in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the development of civilization. The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science. Agriculture is a ......
Pages: 27
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Industrialisation and Modernisation Total views (251)  
Industrialisation is the process of social and economic change that transforms a human group from an agrarian society into an industrial one. It is a part of a wider modernisation process, where social change and economic development are closely related with technological innovation, particularly with the development of large-scale energy and metallurgy production. It is the extensive organisation ......
Pages: 29
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Technological Changes and Their Geographical implications Total views (251)  
Technology is the making, usage and knowledge of tools, techniques, crafts, systems or methods of organization in order to solve a problem or serve some purpose. The word technology comes from Greek τεχνολογία (technologia); from τέχνη (techne), meaning "art, skill, craft", and -λογία (-logia)" mean ......
Pages: 24
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Human Settlements, Patterns of Rural and Urban Settlements Total views (253)  
The term "human settlements" refer to any gathering of human dwellings that are economically viable. Defined by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) as "human communities," human settlement types include any known form of structures. Hamlets, urban agglomerations, urban outgrowths, and semi-clustered settlements meet the definition of human settlemen ......
Pages: 16
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Social Process in City Total views (255)  
In any human community changes are common and also continuous. The changes are normally related to social, cultural, economic and political dimensions. Change in anyone of these will have its effects on other dimensions of the society also. The social processes as a noun involves in the formation of groups of persons. It is a process in which human beings are grouped. As the cities goes on expandi ......
Pages: 9
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Cities in Developing Countries Total views (251)  
Cities have been the driving force in economic and social development. Urbanization is associated with higher incomes, improved health, higher literacy, improved quality of life and other benefits. These benefits, however, are accompanied by environmental and social conditions. These include a diversity of problems ranging from lack of access to clean drinking water to urban air pollution and gree ......
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