GGRB02H3 Study Guide - Comprehensive Midterm Guide: Société De Géographie, Environmental Determinism, Ellsworth Huntington

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5 Oct 2016

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One of key contributions of geography is understanding space. Key concept in geography currently: space is relational relational view of space is the broader idea that space is not a flat container, it is constructed and is not absolute. Please is space that seems more real to human being. Embodiment: for example when on walks we see, smell, hear . This embodiment are cues for memory and behaviour. Place in spatial location: i am at yonge st. and finch) Meaning of place: does the place have spirit and personality: does it elicit awe and affection, sense of place: Only humans have a sense of place. First register of place is the visual aspect. Second register: other sense (smell, touch, hear but this comes with long association) Two types of place: public symbols (spirit and personality): create place, can transcend particular culture, fields of care (sense of place): no visual markers yet create place.