By Professor Christopher Tilley,Kate Cameron-Daum

ISBN-10: 1911307444

ISBN-13: 9781911307440

ISBN-10: 1911307452

ISBN-13: 9781911307457

An Anthropology of Landscape tells the attention-grabbing tale of a heathland panorama in south-west England and how diverse members and teams have interaction with it. in keeping with a long term anthropological examine, the publication emphasises 4 person issues: embodied identities, the panorama as a sensuous fabric shape that's acted upon and in flip acts on humans, the panorama as contested, and its relation to emotion. The panorama is mentioned on the subject of those subject matters as either ‘taskscape’ and ‘leisurescape’, and from the viewpoint of other person teams. First, those that deal with the panorama and use it for paintings: conservationists, environmentalists, archaeologists, the Royal Marines, and quarrying pursuits. moment, those that use it of their rest time: cyclists and horse riders, version airplane flyers, walkers, those who fish there, and artists who're encouraged by means of it. The ebook makes an leading edge contribution to panorama reviews and may attract all these drawn to nature conservation, old maintenance, the politics of nature, the politics of id, and an anthropology of Britain.

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