Culture, Landscape, and the Environment: The Linacre Lectures 1997

Overview

The contributors to this volume move through time and space—from prehistoric Europe to the Enlightenment, and from industrial Victorian England to Aboriginal Australia—to compare the ways in which the environment is constructed in different ways across cultures.

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Overview

The contributors to this volume move through time and space—from prehistoric Europe to the Enlightenment, and from industrial Victorian England to Aboriginal Australia—to compare the ways in which the environment is constructed in different ways across cultures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198233787
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Series: Linacre Lectures Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Linacre College, Oxford

Australian National University, Canberra

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
List of Figures
Introduction 1
1 'In England's Green and Pleasant Land': The English Enlightenment and the Environment 15
2 Environments Within: An Ethnographic Commentary on Scale 44
3 Ways of Placemaking 72
4 Landscapes with People 111
5 The French Nineteenth-century Landscape 131
6 Technology and Text: Glass Consciousness and Nineteenth-century Culture 149
7 Our Animal Environment 176
8 Environment as Heritage 197
Index 219
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