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@@ -9,6 +9,13 @@ Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
: Absolute location does not vary depending on perspective or context. Common
measures of absolute location include latitude and longitude.
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+Core-Periphery Model
+: A model that generalizes areas of the world, and their historically-evolving
+ interdependcies. This model suggests that this relationship developed out of
+ historical-geography of colonialism, where Core colonial states in Western Europe
+ developed political and economic power by extracing raw materials and labor from
+ colonial Peripheral territories, and in turn dominated global trade.
Distance
: In general, the space between two points or locations. There are two predominant

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