Geography BC (i) (2020/2021)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Maria Pappalardo
Maria Pappalardo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
CuCi IIA dal Feb 15, 2021 al Apr 1, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Provide basic knowledge of physical geography and human geography to understand human-environment interaction, the effects produced on the landscape and the effects on cultural heritage. Educating the student in the complexity of the relationship between man and environment.


The origin of geography; modern geography; space and time in geography; the Earth, shape, dimensions, sphericity tests, motions, Kepler's laws; Weber, Won Thunen, Christaller; cultural heritage.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
GREINER A. L., DEMATTEIS G., LANZA C., Geografia umana, un approccio visuale utet 2016
PANIZZA M., PIACENTE S. Geomorfologia culturale Pitagora 2016
RAMPINI F. Le linee rosse. Uomini, confini, imperi: le carte geografiche che raccontano il mondo in cui viviamo Mondadori 2018 Libro per i non frequentanti, sostituisce gli appunti delle lezioni e i materiali forniti a lezione book for students who do not attend lessons and which replaces the notes and materials of the course given in the classroom

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam, optional writing only for students attended