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Document title

Envisioning landscapes, making worlds : geography and the humanities

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

DANIELS S. (Directeur de publication) ; DELYSER D. (Directeur de publication) ; ENTRIKIN J.N. (Directeur de publication) ; RICHARDSON D. (Directeur de publication) ;

Abstract

The past decade has seen a remarkable resurgence in the intellectual interplay between geography and the humanities in both academic and public circles. The metaphors and concepts of geography now permeate literature, philosophy, and the arts. Concepts such as space, place, landscape, mapping and territory have become pervasive as conceptual frameworks and core metaphors. This volume contains 30 research essays by scholars both within and outside academic geography. It is arranged in sections representing different modes of examining the depth and complexity of human meaning invested in maps, attached to landscapes, and embedded in the spaces and places of modern life. The topics covered include interpretations of space, place, and landscape in literature and the visual arts, philosophical reflections of geographical knowledge, cultural imagination in scientific exploration and travel accounts, and expanded geographical understanding through digital and participatory methodologies. – (HC)

Source

Book

ISBN : 978-0-415-58978-9

Editor : Routledge, London - ROYAUME-UNI (2011)

Millesime : 2011  [320 p.]

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Réseau PRODIG - Paris

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