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Nature and identity in cross-cultural perspective

Author: Anne Buttimer
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer Acad. Publ., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Audience: This volume is of interest to academics and professionals working in the fields of cultural geography, environmental history, environmental studies, history of environmental ideas,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Buttimer
ISBN: 0792356519 9780792356516
OCLC Number: 237350148
Description: XVII, 355 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Preface. Contributors. Part I: Nature, Home and Horizon. Reflections on the History of Western Attitudes to Nature; C.J. Glacken. Ideas of Nature in East Asian Lands; H. Nakamura. Japan's Traditional View of Nature and Interpretation of Landscape; M. Senda. Indian Attitudes Towards Nature; R.C. Pandeya. Nature and Cosmic Integrity: A Search in Hindu Geographical Thought; R.P.B. Singh. World Views of Arab Geographers; H. Hanafi. Perspectives on the Contributions of Arabs and Muslims to Geography; E.-S. El-Bushra, M.M. Muhammadain. Part II: Official Versus Folk Visions. Cosmos and Hearth in China; Y.-F. Tuan. Interplay of State and Local Concern in the Management of Natural Resources: Hydraulics and Forestry in Spain, 1855-1936; J. Gomez Mendoza, N. Ortega Cantero. The Real Country and the Legal Country: Spanish Ideals and Mayan Realities in Colonial Guatamala; W.G. Lovell. Popular and Official Appraisals of Natural Resources: Some Evidence from Australia; R.L. Heathcote. God, Thine Earth is Burning: Nature Attitudes and the Latvian Drive for Independence; E.V. Bunkse. Arctic Worlds and the Geography of Imagination; N.C. Doubleday. Part III: Narrative Imagination in the Landscape. A Place for Stories: Nature, History, and Narrative; W. Cronon. Invented Tradition and Academic Convention in Geographical Thought about New England; M.J. Bowden. Writing `God's Fine Wilderness': John Muir in the Mountains of California; L. Wallin. Contested Visions: Nature, Culture and the Morality of Landscape in the Scottish Highlands; C.W.J. Withers. The Narrative Creation of Place: Yeats and West-of-Ireland Landscapes; P. Sheeran. Farmers, Foresters, Gypsies, Guests: Narratives of Swedish CulturalIdentity; A. Buttimer. Waking the Dead: Exploring Mexican and Arctic Spaces; J. Moss.
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