The basic principles of political geography 
The basic principles of political geography
by Stanford / Martin W. Lewis
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Date Added: December 26, 2009

Lecture Description

October 15, 2008 lecture by Professor Martin Lewis for the Geography of United States Elections (GEOG 5) course. Professor Lewis covers the basic principle of political geography; the "red and blue" map of the United States; different ways of mapping U.S. presidential elections; differences in voting behavior between national elections and state and local elections; electoral geography in selected foreign countries.

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Course Description

Led by Martin Lewis, this map-intensive course will explore the geography of US elections (both past and present), and challenge the suggestion that we are simply divided into a Red America and Blue America. Its really much more complicated than that.


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