Landscape and memory
A.A. Knopf, 1995 - 652 pagina's
One of Time Magazine's Best Books of the Year
In Landscape and Memory Schama ranges over continents and centuries to reveal the psychic claims that human beings have made on nature. He tells of the Nazi cult of the primeval German forest; the play of Christian and pagan myth in Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers; and the duel between a monumental sculptor and a feminist gadfly on the slopes of Mount Rushmore. The result is a triumphant work of history, naturalism, mythology, and art.
"A work of great ambition and enormous intellectual scope...consistently provocative and revealing."--New York Times
"Extraordinary...a summary cannot convey the riches of this book. It will absorb, instruct, and fascinate."--New York Review of Books
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But Gilpin, who occupied the New Forest parsonage of Boldre, celebrated
Hastings in the pages of his Remarks on Forest Scenery because he had
become an emblem of the English greenwood: a survivor of an ancient forest
forest law did not supersede but supplemented common law. Offenses against "
vert" like the illegal chopping of brushwood were almost always punished by
fines and those were very often made proportionate to the offender's means.
285, 286-7 fontanieri, 277-9 Forbes, J. D., 510 Forefathers' Eve (Mickiewicz), 55
forest- death (Waldsterben), 120 forest law, 139-40, 144-7 Forest of Dean, 156,
158, 163, 173 forestry, 47 Brincken's writings on, 50 Evelyn's writings on, 1 59-62
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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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