Landscape: Politics and Perspectives (Explorations in Anthropology v. 12)

Landscape: Politics and Perspectives (Explorations in Anthropology v. 12)

By: Barbara Bender (editor)Paperback

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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.

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Barbara Bender Professor in Heritage Anthropology,University College London


Contents: Introduction - B. Bender, Landscape: Meaning and Action -J. Thomas, The Politics of Vision and the Archaeologies of Landscape - C. Tilley, Art, Architecture, Landscape [Neolithic Sweden] - S. Kuechler, Landscape as Memory: The Mapping of Process and its Representation in a Melanesian Society - N. Jarman, Intersecting Belfast - F. Edholm, The view from Below: Paris in the 1880s - B. Bodenhorn, Gendered Spaces, Public Places: Public and Private Revisited on the North Slope of Alaska - H. Morphy, Colonialism, History and the Construction of Place: The Politics of Landscape in Northern Australia - B. Bender, Stonehenge: Contested Landscapes [Medieval to Present Day] - D. Cosgrove, Landscapes and Myths, Gods and Humans - K. Olwig, Sexual Cosmology: Nation and Landscape at the Conceptual Interstices of Nature and Culture. Or What Does Landscape Really Mean?

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/12/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780854963737
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 364
  • ID: 9780854963737
  • weight: 463
  • ISBN10: 0854963731

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