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Lived Topographies: And Their Mediational Forces by Gary Backhaus

This collection explores the various forms of narrative, semiotic, and technological mediation that shape the experience of place. From the East End of London to Navajo lands to Ground Zero, Lived Topographies examines the great effect of language, mass media, surveillance, and other incursions of the contemporary world on topographical experience and description. Gary Backhaus and John Murungi have assembled a wide array of scholars to provide an interdisciplinary approach to this subject, giving this rich, focused collection a unique perspective on the phenomenology of place.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739110829
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/28/2005
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Gary Backhaus teaches philosophy at Morgan State University. John Murungi is professor of philosophy and chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Towson University.

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