Human Geography: Landscapes of Human Activities, 11th Edition (Fellmann)

Chapter 2: Roots and Meaning of Culture

Internet Exercises

1. Direct your browser to Exploring Ancient World Cultures, hosted by the University of Evansville, and explore one of the ancient civilizations profiled. What innovations from that civilization are still part of our modern culture?

2. Using information found at the Centers for Disease Control website, research a major communicable disease in the modern world and try to determine what types of diffusion processes are responsible for the disease's spread. What are the barriers to its diffusion?

3. Using search engine, try to determine what the most common foreign restaurants are in your region. What might explain this pattern?

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