Sarah Johnson's Landscapes (Themes in environmental history Book 2) PDF

By Sarah Johnson

ISBN-10: 187426760X

ISBN-13: 9781874267607

Landscapes explores the conceptualisation of environments as panorama, philosophically and traditionally. tours in panorama aesthetics contextualise case reports of landscapes perceived, built and answered to, from the plantations of South Africa to the Australian outback, the medieval Ardennes to nuclear-age the US. Literary and creative types of panorama are studied along these pushed via coverage and pragmatism, probing the intersections of the transcendent and the ideological.

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