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Landscape and memory

Author: Simon Schama
Publisher: Toronto : Vintage Canada, 1996, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Schama
ISBN: 0679307745 9780679307747
OCLC Number: 35939815
Description: xi, 652 pages, 37 unnumbered pages of plates (1 folded) : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Wood: Prologue: The detour ; ch. 1. In the relam of the Lithuanian bison: The royal beats of Bai±owieçza. Dt The last foray. Mortality, immortality ; ch. 2. Der Holzweg : the track through the woods: The hunt for Germania. Blood in the forest. Arminius Redivivus ; Waldsterleben ; ch. 3. The liberties of the greenwwod: Green men. living in the woods : laws and outlaws. Hearts of oak and bulwarks of liberty? The pillars of Gaul. In extremis ; ch. 4. The verdant cross: Grizzlies. Vegetable resurrection. Pathfinders. The verdant cross. Rabernacles. Volvos at the sepulchre --
pt. 2. Water: ch. 5. Streams of consciousness: The flow of myth. Circulation : arteries and mysteries. Holy confluences. Fons sapientiae. Nile brought to Tiber. Bernini and the four rivers ; ch. 6. Bloodstreams: Sir Walter Ralegh loses his drift. The man in the brown paper boat. Power lines. The political theory of whitebait. Bodies of water. The waters of Isis : the Thames and the Nile --
pt. 3. Rock: ch. 7. Dinocrates and the shaman : altitude, beatitude, magnitude: The woman on Mount Rushmore. Donocrates and the shaman. Elevations. Exorcising Pilate. Calvaries of convenience. The last Sacro Monte? ; ch. 8. Vertical empires, cerebral chasms: Delightful horror. Vertical empires, cerebral chasms. The seat of virtue. Conquests. Albert the Great. Prospects of salvation --
pt. 4. Wood, water, rock: ch. 9. Arcadia redesigned: Et in Arcadia ego. Primitives and pastorals. Rudeness and confusion. An Arcadia for the people : the Forest of Fontainebleau. Arcadia under glass. The wild, hairy huckleberry.
Responsibility: Simon Schama.

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