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Culture and society : critical essays in human geography

Author: Nuala Christina Johnson
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2008.
Series: Contemporary foundations of space and place.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Human geographers have been at the forefront of research that examines the relationships between space, culture and society. Focusing on four themes - landscape, identity, colonialism, nature - this  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nuala Christina Johnson
ISBN: 9780754626916 0754626911
OCLC Number: 301701463
Description: xxii, 500 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Spaces of Interpretation: Landscape and the obliteration of practice, T. Cresswell. Landscapes and Cultures: The myth and the stones of Venice: an historical geography of a symbolic landscape, D. Cosgrove; Geography as art, D. Meinig; Reclaiming vision: looking at landscape and the body, C. Nash; The place of landscape: a conceptual framework for interpreting an American landscape, R. Schein; Japanese landscape gardens in Edwardian England: landscape and transculturation, S. Tachibana, S. Daniels and C. Watkins. Making and Marking Identities: Urban graffiti as territorial markers, D. Ley and R. Cybriski; Monument and myth: the building of the Sacred Heart, D. Harvey; 'Back to the land': historiography, rurality and the nation in inter-war Wales, P. Guffudd; Once-upon-a-time in the commodity world: an unofficial guide to the mall of America, J. Goss; Gendered politics and nationalised homes: women and the anti-colonial struggle in Delhi, 1930-47, S. Legg. Space, Imperialism and Postcolonialism: Between the book and the lamp: imaginative geographies of Egypt, 1849-50, D. Gregory; Kooramindanjie: place and the postcolonial, J.M. Jacobs, J. Huggins and R. Huggins; Paradise or pandemonium? West African landscapes in the travel accounts of Victorian women, C. McEwan; Embodying colonialism? Domination and resistance in 19th-century Ceylonese coffee plantations, J.S. Duncan; Colonialism's afterlife: vision and visuality on the Northwest coast, B. Braun. Cultures of Nature and Science: Science, observation and entertainment: competing visions of post-war British natural history television, G. Davies; 'Illusory riches': representations of the tropical world, 1840-1950, D. Arnold; Race, space and moral climatology: notes toward a genealogy, D. Livingstone; Cultures of knowledge: investigating intellectual property rights and relations in the Pacific, B.C. Parry; Materialist returns: practising cultural geography in and for a more-than-human world, S. Whatmore.
Series Title: Contemporary foundations of space and place.
Responsibility: edited by Nuala C. Johnson.


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