Colonialism and Landscape: Postcolonial Theory and Applications

Colonialism and Landscape: Postcolonial Theory and Applications

By: Andrew Sluyter (author)Paperback

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Spurred by the dramatic landscape transformation associated with European colonization of the Americas, this original and extensively illustrated work creates a prototype theory to explain relationships between colonialism and landscape. Andrew Sluyter adeptly weaves historical sources and empirical research into a comprehensive geographical theory and applies it to a case study of the Veracruz lowlands along the Gulf Coast of Mexico. He then explores broader considerations of environmental conservation, development, and global policy challenges.

About Author

Andrew Sluyter is assistant professor in the ecology and geography programs at the Pennsylvania State University.

Contents

Chapter 1 Colonialism and Landscape Chapter 2 The Precolonial Landscape Chapter 3 Colonization Chapter 4 From Archive to Map to Landscape Chapter 5 Material/Conceptual Colonization Chapter 6 The Postcolonial Landscape Chapter 7 Colonialism, Landscape, and the Future of Geography Chapter 8 Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742515604
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780742515604
  • weight: 449
  • ISBN10: 0742515605

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