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GEO 1100: Cultural Geography

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Choosing a topic
What will you be writing about for your cultural geography term paper?

Still brainstorming topic ideas? Try using any of these as subject searches when using the Articles or Books & Movies search on the library's homepage:

Geography and literature
Geography in literature
Geography — poetry
Art and geography
Geography in art
Music and geography
Geography — songs and music
Geography in motion pictures

Geography — Social aspects
Manners and customs

Astronomical geography
Communication and geography
Economic geography
Geographical recreations
Law and geography
Linguistic geography
Medical geography
Military geography
Religion and geography

Geography, Ancient
Geography, Medieval
Reference books for topic overviews
Reference books (available in print or electronically) provide topic overviews to help you get started with your research.

Try these titles for general information on your topic:

Encyclopedia of Human Geography (e-book)
Select the Reader's Guide tab and choose Social/Cultural Geography to browse topics.
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Find many geography reference books in the reference collection on the main floor, such as:

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
GT2850 .E53 2003

Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion
GT507 .E54 2010

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life
GT31 .G74 2004

Material Culture in America: Understanding Everyday Life
GN560 .U6 M37 2008

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life
GN333 .W67 2009
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