The Cultural Approach in Geography Essay

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IGU COMMISSION ON THE CULTURAL APPROACH IN GEOGRAPHY The interest of geographers in cultural problems developed early, but the cultural approach was deeply modernized during the last 20 years. As a result, many new paths were explored with different orientations according to countries. 1996 - Newsletter n° 0 - Editorial, p 2. - Recent evolution and present situation of the cultural approaches, December 1996, p. 2 - Newsletter n° 1 - Editorial. An agenda for the cultural approach, p 5 1997 -Newsletter n° 2 - Editorial. The lessons of the Paris symposium, p 9 1998 -Newsletter n° 3 Editorial. The major types of cultural approaches in geography, p. 11 - The Tomar Conference, August 1998. Maritimity and insularity, p. 12 - Anglo-French seminary on the cultural approach in geography. Problems of fundamental research. December 1998, p. 13 1999- Newsletter n° 4. - Editorial. The cultural approach and the geography of tomorrow, p. 19. - Reflections on the Santa-Fe Conference on the geography of religion, May 1998, p. 23. 2000- Newsletter n° 5 - Editorial. The cultural turn in geography, p. 28 - Reflections on the Mashhad Conference. Culture and development. The dialogue between civilizations. 15-18 May 2000, p. 31. - Seoul Conference, August 2000. Geographers, landscape and modernization, p. 36. - Activity report 1996-2000 and perspectives 2000- 2004, p. 40. 2001- Newsletter n° 6 - Editorial. Geography and culture today, p. 41. - The Xian Conference, China, September 2001. The preservation of ancient capital cities and other historical cities, p. 52. - 2002- Newsletter n° 7 - Editorial. Three themes of reflection, p. 53. - Report on the Durban Conference, 6-7 August, 2002,. Cultures and post-colonial geographies, p. 55. - Report on the Dublin Conference, 12-14 December 2002. Perspectives on landscdape,
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