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By Professor Christopher Tilley,Kate Cameron-Daum

An Anthropology of Landscape tells the attention-grabbing tale of a heathland panorama in south-west England and how diversified contributors and teams interact with it. in accordance with a long term anthropological examine, the ebook emphasises 4 person subject matters: embodied identities, the panorama as a sensuous fabric shape that's acted upon and in flip acts on humans, the panorama as contested, and its relation to emotion. The panorama is mentioned on the subject of those topics as either ‘taskscape’ and ‘leisurescape’, and from the viewpoint of other person teams. First, those that deal with the panorama and use it for paintings: conservationists, environmentalists, archaeologists, the Royal Marines, and quarrying pursuits. moment, those that use it of their relaxation time: cyclists and horse riders, version airplane flyers, walkers, those who fish there, and artists who're encouraged through it. The e-book makes an cutting edge contribution to panorama experiences and may attract all these drawn to nature conservation, historical renovation, the politics of nature, the politics of identification, and an anthropology of Britain.

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