Landscape and Memory
A.A. Knopf, 1995 - 652 pagina's
"Opening a radically new and original path into history, Simon Schama explores the scenery of our Western culture, both real landscapes and landscapes of the mind that have given us our sense of homeland, the dark woods of our imagined origins. What unfolds is a series of compelling journeys through space and time: from the ancient woodland of Poland, a symbol over the centuries of national endurance, through the forest birthplace of the German psyche, to the Big Trees of Yosemite that gave a new nation its holy past. Through all of history, from pre-classical antiquity to the Third Reich and beyond, Schama uncovers the myths and memories that have stamped themselves on our most basic social instincts and institutions: territorial identity, the wild and domestic, mortality and immortality."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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More specifically his influence helped establish forestry as a serious academic
and scientific discipline at Munich University, where in 1878 no fewer than five
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Gray's own copy is now preserved in the Houghton Library, Harvard University.
24. This is the dismissive summary offered by the translator and editor J. D. Duff
in his 1933 Loeb Library edition. 25. Silius Italicus, Punica, trans. J. D. Duff ...
Widener Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts: 563, 566, 572.
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut: 355 (top; Gift of Miss Annett
I. Young, in memory of Professor D. Cady Eaton and Mr. Innis Young.
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LANDSCAPE AND MEMORYGebruikersrecensie - Kirkus
With this fascinating, encyclopedic survey of cultural landscapes, Schama (Dead Certainties, 1991, etc.) demonstrates once again just why he holds a charmed place in the literature of historical ... Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - JayLivernois - LibraryThing
I find this a hard book to finish. It is one of those books it seems difficult to get into although the material is interesting and the thought good. Volledige review lezen
Prologue The Detour
chapter one In the Realm of the Lithuanian Bison
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