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The Importance of Place

Lecture no. 18 from the course: Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

The Importance of Place

Taught by Professor Paul Robbins | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Thanks to global communications, economic growth, migration, and urbanization, distinctive “places” appear to be vanishing. Re-examine the concept of place and consider the ways people make places. In the economic and environmental landscape of the 20th and 21st centuries, local cultures may be changing, but they are not going away.

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