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The anthropology of landscape : perspectives on place and space /

by Hirsch, Eric; O'Hanlon, Michael.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oxford studies in social and cultural anthropology .Publisher: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1995Description: xi, 268 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0198278802 (acid-free paper); 0198280106 (pbk. : acid-free paper).Subject(s): Landscape assessment | Human geography | Geographical perception | Space perception | Cognition and culture | Landscapes
Contents:
Looking at the landscape: class formation and the visual / N. Green -- Land, people, and paper in Western Amazonia / P. Gow -- People into places: Zafimaniry concepts of clarity / M. Bloch -- Moral topophilia: the significations of landscape in Indian odeographs / C. Pinney -- Landscapes of liberation and imprisonment: towards an anthropology of the Israeli landscape / T. Selwyn -- Chiefly and Shamanist landscapes in Mongolia / C. Humphrey -- Seeing ancestral sites: transformations in Fijian notions of the land / C. Toren -- Landscape and the reproduction of the ancestral past / H. Morphy -- Relating to the country in the Western Desert / R. Layton -- The language of the forest: landscape and phonological iconism in Umeda / A. Gell.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Looking at the landscape: class formation and the visual / N. Green -- Land, people, and paper in Western Amazonia / P. Gow -- People into places: Zafimaniry concepts of clarity / M. Bloch -- Moral topophilia: the significations of landscape in Indian odeographs / C. Pinney -- Landscapes of liberation and imprisonment: towards an anthropology of the Israeli landscape / T. Selwyn -- Chiefly and Shamanist landscapes in Mongolia / C. Humphrey -- Seeing ancestral sites: transformations in Fijian notions of the land / C. Toren -- Landscape and the reproduction of the ancestral past / H. Morphy -- Relating to the country in the Western Desert / R. Layton -- The language of the forest: landscape and phonological iconism in Umeda / A. Gell.

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