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human geography

noun
1.
the study of the interaction between human beings and their environment in particular places and across spatial areas.
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  • Nothing in human geography is so sensitive, so interconnected as the urban fabric.
  • The bulk of the paper centers around a topic which is of primary interest in many human geography courses--the cultural landscape.
  • Students should have an extensive understanding and knowledge of the concepts and terminology of physical and human geography.
  • Chapter one describes how an environmental perspective relates to the study of human geography.
Contemporary definitions for human geography
noun

a political/cultural branch of geography concerned with the social science aspects of how the world is physically arranged; also called anthropogeography

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