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The Bones of the Earth

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Mansfield explores the loss of cultural memory, asking: What is the past? How can the past be constructed? Is it possible to preserve the past as a ... Show synopsis

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  • The Bones of the Earth (Counterpoint LLC) – Hardcover (2004)
    by Howard Mansfield

    The Bones of the Earth

    Hardcover, Counterpoint LLC
    2004
    English
    English and Revised ed.
    240 pages

    ISBN: 159376040X
    ISBN-13: 9781593760403

    The Bones of The Earth is a book about landmarks, but of the oldest kind-sticks and stones. For millennia this is all there was: sticks and stones, dirt and trees, animals and people, the sky by day and night. The Lord spoke through burning bushes, through lightning and oaks. Trees and rocks and water were holy. They are commodities today and that is part of our disquiet. Howard Mansfield explores the loss of cultural memory, asking: What is the past? How do we construct that past? Is it possible to preserve the past as a ... Show more

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