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Flashcards in Landscape and place Deck (8)
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Cultural Region

Is an area where certain cultural practices, beliefs or values are more or less practiced by the majority of the inhabitants

2

Cultural Landscapes

The characteristic and tangible outcome of the complex interactions between a human group with its own practices, preferences, values, aspirations and natural environment

3

Cultural landscapes as text

Like a book, landscape can be read and written by groups and individuals. Landscapes produce and communicate meaning and geographers interpret these meanings

4

Elements of the cultural landscape that you can read:

- Land use patterns
- Settlement patterns
- Typonyms

5

Typonyms

Reveal something about the cultural history of an area. They often survive long after the original inhabitants dissapeared

6

Mapping Cultural identities

- is a way to assert authority over territories
- Provides evidence about cultural history

7

Space

is where activities take place

8

Place

- Is inhabited space which is made more meaningful
- Is a meaningful location