Landscape, nature, and the body politic : from Britain's renaissance to America's new world (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Landscape, nature, and the body politic : from Britain's renaissance to America's new world

Author: Kenneth Olwig
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the origins and lasting influence of two contesting but intertwined discourses that persist today when we use the words ""landscape"", ""country"", ""scenery"", and, ""nature"". The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Olwig, Kenneth.
Landscape, nature, and the body politic.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606759665
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Olwig
ISBN: 0299174204 9780299174200 0299174247 9780299174248
OCLC Number: 48451186
Description: xxxii, 299 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: nature, country, and landscape --
The political landscape as polity and place --
Country and landscape --
"Masquing" the body politic of Britain --
Landscaping the body politic of the British state --
Landscaping Britain's country and nature --
Gendering the nation's natural landscape --
Landscaping racial and national progress --
The "country" of the United States contra the "landscape" of America's new world --
Conclusion: landscape, place, and the body politic.
Responsibility: Kenneth Robert Olwig ; with a foreword by Yi-Fu Tuan.
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