Lec 10 Economic Geo 4/11/2013 7:00:00 AM
what is economic Geo?
How this varies spatially
How economic actives are spatially?
- we argue that primary actives should always be moving up wards
-higher level are advance and more educated
ex. us uni students will be moving up the economy not going back to the
-tertiary section has the most common rate for employment in Canada
-In Africa there is primary economy
-in India secondary economy
-richest province in Canada is Alberta because there is no taxation and enery
Primary Beginning of Production cycle Extraction Material
-agriculture (focus on this topic) Focus on Agriculture
First Agricultural Revolution (most imp. Event in human history)
you start you gain control over food supply
Domestication of plants & animals
-population growth drives agr.
If you have more people you have more labor =more food
-emergence of social political system
-this group becomes reliant on the
-these people were catholic priest, they had the ability to predict the
weather pattern and that’s why they were so important because the
controlled the food system