Cultural Geography of Suburbia

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Cultural Geography of Suburbia
There are strong connections between physical and cultural geography. In 1925 Carl Sauer advanced the theory that landscapes should be used to study geography. According to Sauer,
…landscapes should provide the focus for the scientific study or geography because they
reflect the outcome, over time, of the
interdependence of physical and human factors
in the creation of distinctive places and
regions(Knox et al 16).
The argument that is being made is that landscapes combine two important relationships that are vital to the study of geography. The idea is that a combination of physical geography and human relationships can say a lot about the geography of a particular area. Even limited human activity can say a...
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