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Chapter 9 Urban Geography

Urban Morphology The study of the physical form and structure of urban places
City conglomerations of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics
Urban The entire build-up, nonrural area and its population, including the most recently constructed suburban appendages
Agricultural Village a relatively small village where most of the population was involved in agriculture
Agricultural Surplus one of two components, along with social stratification,that enables the formation of cities; agricultural production in excess of that which the producer needs for his or her own sustenance and that of his or her family and which is then sold for consumption by others
Social Stratification one of two components, along with agricultural surplus that enables the formation of cities;the differentiation of society into classes based on wealth, power, production, and prestige
Leadership Class
First Urban Revolution
Nile River Valley
Indus River Valley
Huang He and Wei River Valleys
Trade Area
Rank-Size Rule
Central Place Theory
Sunbelt Phenomenon
Functional Zonation
Central Business District
Central City
Concentric Zone Model
Edge Cities
Urban Realm
Griffin-Ford Model
Disamenity Sector
McGee Model
Zoning Laws
Urban Sprawl
New Urbanism
Gated Communities
Informal Economy
World City
Primate City
Spaces of Consumption
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