Seasonal Landscapes / Edition 1

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Seasonality is so obvious that it is typically omitted from landscape research. It is expressed both in the natural rhythms of the landscape and in human lifestyles. This book opens new perspectives on how seasons are perceived by people and societies in different parts of the world, it offers interdisciplinary perspectives on seasonality research, and discusses its applications to planning.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402049828
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Series: Landscape Series, #7
  • Edition description: 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 257
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; H. Palang et al.- 2. Seasonal landscapes in Northern Europe; M. Jones.- 3. Seasonality in Brazilian tropics; P. Claval, I. Aguiar de Freitas.- 4. Seasonality in European mountain areas: a study in human ecology; R. Dodgshon et al.- 5. Seasonality of agricultural landscapes: Reading time and place by colours and shapes; D.J. Stobbelaar, K. Hendriks.- 6. Island lifestyles in the Aegean Islands, Greece: Heaven in summer, hell in winter; T. Kizos.- 7. Seasonality of second-home use in Denmark; G. Tress.- 8. Landscape, seasonality, and tourism - Examples from Central Europe; K.P. Schumacher et al.- 9. Seasonality, rhythms and everyday urban landscapes. a performative approach; J.S. Jauhiainen.-

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