GEOG 597i
Critical Geospatial Thinking and Applications

Summary and Final Tasks

Concluding Comments on the Basic Concepts of Human Geography

Whereas the concepts presented above are by no means exhaustive, understanding them will enhance your abilities to practice spatial analysis.

Reminder - Complete all Lesson Tasks!

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The general background material for this lesson one comes from the following publications:

Abler, Ronald,, editors,(1992) Geography's Inner Worlds: Pervasive Themes in Contemporary American Geography, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

James, Preston, and Martin, Geoffrey, (1972), All Possible Worlds, Wiley Press, New York.

Knox, Paul, and Marsten, Sallie, (2009), Places and Regions in Global Context: Human Geography (4th ed). Pearson, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle, New Jersey.

Mitchell, Don, (2000) Cultural Geography: A Critical Introduction. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Mass.

Nelson, Ronald, Gabler, Robert, and Vining, James, (1995) Human Geography: People, Cultures & Landscapes. Saunders College Publishing, Harcourt Brace College Publishers, Fort Worth, Texas.