Landscape: Politics and Perspectives / Edition 1

Landscape: Politics and Perspectives / Edition 1

by Barbara Bender
     
 

ISBN-10: 0854963731

ISBN-13: 9780854963737

Pub. Date: 12/28/1993

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This book is about the complexity and power of landscape. The authors - geographers, anthropologists and archaeologists - explore landscape as something subjective that alters through time and space and that is created by people through their experience and contact with the world around them.

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This book is about the complexity and power of landscape. The authors - geographers, anthropologists and archaeologists - explore landscape as something subjective that alters through time and space and that is created by people through their experience and contact with the world around them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780854963737
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/28/1993
Series:
Explorations in Anthropology Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Landscape - Meaning and Action1
1The Politics of Vision and the Archaeologies of Landscape19
2Art, Architecture, Landscape [Neolithic Sweden]49
3Landscape as Memory: The Mapping of Process and its Representation in a Melanesian Society85
4Intersecting Belfast107
5The View from Below: Paris in the 1880s139
6Gendered Spaces, Public Places: Public and Private Revisited on the North Slope of Alaska169
7Colonialism, History and the Construction of Place: The Politics of Landscape in Northern Australia205
8Stonehenge - Contested Landscapes (Medieval to Present-Day)245
9Landscapes and Myths, Gods and Humans281
10Sexual Cosmology: Nation and Landscape at the Conceptual Interstices of Nature and Culture; or What does Landscape Really Mean?307
Notes on the Contributors345
Index347

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