GETh 206: Cultural Geography

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumberTime
GETh 206Cultural GeographyMd. Jamal Khan2038:00-9:50 A.M. (Monday); 8:00-9:50 A.M. (Wednesday)

1. Scope, Themes and Methods of Cultural Geography

2. Culture: Nature and Types

3. Processes of Culture Change

4. Evolution of Mankind: Australopithecus to Homo Sapiens Sapiens

5. Evolution of Material Culture: Stone Age (Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic); Age of Metals

6. Evolution of Livelihood: Domestication of Plants and Animals; Rise of Urbanism; Industrial Revolution; Post Industrial culture and e-culture

7. Major Extinct Culture Hearths: Mesopotamia; Nile Valley; Indus Valley; Chinese, Maya; Aztech and Inca

8. Geographic Dimensions of Race, Ethnicity, Religion, Language with examples from Bangladesh

9. Cultural Heritage and Conservation

Suggested Readings:
Wagner & Mikesell (eds.), Readings in Cultural Geography
Broek & Webb, A Geography of Mankind
de Blij, Harm J., Human Geography: Culture, Society and Space
Hoebel, E.A., Anthropology: The Study of Man
Griffith Taylor, Geography in the 20th Century
Spencer, J. E. & Thomas (Jr.) W. L., Cultural Geography
দাসগুপ্ত, অমল, মানুষের ঠিকানা, কলিকাতা: রাখাল সেন
রশীদ, কে. বি. এস. সাংস্কৃতিক ভূগোল, ঢাকা: বাংলা একাডেমী
বাকী, আ. সাংস্কৃতিক ভূগোল, ঢাকা: গ্লোব প্রকাশনী

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