oa East African Geographical Review - A theory of the region

Volume 1973, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1937-6812



The region has survived the quantitatlive revolution in a rather ambiguous fashion. The older, intuitive, feel for the regional 'ethos' in an area persists alongside taxonomic attempts to minimise intragroup variance and maximise inter-group variance. In addition the literature speaks freely of regional systems and central place systems where both terms often smack of modern euphemisms for the older term 'region'.

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