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anthropogeography

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The science of the human species as to geographical distribution and environment. Broadly, it includes industrial, commercial, and political geography, and that part of ethnology which deals with distribution and physical environment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Geography as related to man and the conditions of his habitat.

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Examples

  • Anthropogeographie Friedrich Ratzels und ihre ideen - geschichtlichen Wurzeln, Bonner Geographische Abhand - lungen, Heft 19 (Bonn, 1956), provides Ratzel's basis ideas in anthropogeography including his relationship to Herder and Ritter, and a valuable bibliography of German second - ary works.

    ENVIRONMENT AND CULTURE

  • The term "isolation" was first employed in anthropogeography, the study of the relation of man to his physical environment.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • In contradistinction to continental and intercontinental location, anthropogeography recognizes two other narrower meanings of the term.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • They warned us that our social fabric was stretched beyond its limits, because the inequalities are explosive, the institutions of the democratic state are deeply corrupted, the country has been profoundly mutated, both physically and spiritually, and this new anthropogeography is not expressed by the political elite; in fact, it is not even understood by it.

    Kathimerini English Edition : Print Edition : 26/6/09

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  • JM is engaged in his daily study of anthropogeography - the pleasures of public transport!

    April 6, 2011