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The Problem with Geographical Determinism

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

The Problem with Geographical Determinism

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

Learn some of the arguments for and against geographic determinism. After introducing basic concepts such as “place,” “region,” and “adaptation,” Professor Robbins reflects on some of the ways in which geographic context influences people—and the way people influence the geography around them.

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k********m
June 23, 2017

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d********m
January 27, 2017
Presents a straw man version of the arguments of Jared Diamond, then knocks it down. Very typical modern academic, lots of anti-western babble. There are many terrific courses on the site, but this is not one of them.

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d********m
May 5, 2016
Already had read jared and is nice how still is able to provide more.

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