Human Geography

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Section-A
Definition, aims and scope of Human Geography, relation of Human Geography with other social sciences. Principles of Human Geography. Essential facts of Human Geography according to Brunhes and Huntington.
Schools of thought in Human Geography : Determinism, Stop and go determinism and Possibilism. Races of mankind : Distribution and characteristics.
Section-B
International human migration : Causes, types and impacts in past and present times.
Principal human occupations and principal agglomerations, their ecological and distributional aspects.
Section-C
Human establishmens and centres of human civilization. Building materials and house types. Types and patterns of rural & urban settlements. Causes of urbanization, principal agglomerations.
Elements of Environment and their impact on the habitat, economy and society of Eskimos, Pygmies, Bushman, Bhils, Gonds, and Nagas.

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