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Landprints : reflections on place and landscape

Author: George Seddon
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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From one of Australia's foremost thinkers, a uniquely broad-ranging 1997 collection of essays on landscape.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Seddon
ISBN: 052165999X 9780521659994
OCLC Number: 39202239
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Description: xviii, 254 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The nature of Nature --
Words and weeds --
Journeys through a landscape --
On The Road to Botany Bay --
A Snowy River reader --
The evolution of perceptual attitudes --
Eurocentrism and Australian science --
Figures in the landscape --
Dreaming up a rainforest --
Home thoughts from abroad --
Sense of place --
The Genius Loci and the Australian landscape --
Cuddlepie and other surrogates --
Jet-set and parish pump --
Placing the debate --
The suburban garden in Australia --
The Australian backyard --
Gardening across Australia --
The garden as Paradise --
The rhetoric and ethics of the environmental protest movement --
The perfectibility of Nature --
Biological pollution --
The lie of the land --
Eating the future --
Felling the "Groves of Life."
Responsibility: George Seddon ; foreword by Sir Gustav Nossal.

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'... replete with original insights, wisdom, charm, humour and a delight to read ... It should be read by all students at the start of their geographic education, and kept thereafter as a desk book Read more...

 
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