Anthropogeography



a branch of anthropology dealing with the geographical distribution of humankind and the relationship between human beings and their environment.
Historical Examples

Ritter’s anthropogeography has opened a useful line of research.
Evolution in Modern Thought Ernst Haeckel

Ritter’s “anthropogeography” has opened a useful line of research.
Darwin and Modern Science A.C. Seward and Others

The term “isolation” was first employed in anthropogeography, the study of the relation of man to his physical environment.
Introduction to the Science of Sociology Robert E. Park

noun

See human geography

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