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Landscape and Memory - Schama, Simon
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Written by the author of "The Embarrassment of Riches" and "Citizens", this book is about man's search for his cultural origins in the landscape which surrounds him, a search which is as old as civilization itself. Forests, rivers, mountains, islands - what meanings have men invested in them, and how have they in turn shaped men's imaginations? For example, in five opening chapters, Schama shows how each of the great European cultures imagined their woodlands in ways which spoke to their collective needs. In Poland, the ...

Landscape and Memory 1996, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679735120

Vintage edition

Trade paperback

Landscape and Memory 1996, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780006863489


Landscape and Memory 1996, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780679307747

Trade paperback

Landscape and Memory 1995, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679402558


Landscape and Memory 1995, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780002158978


Landscape and Memory 1995, Random House Canada

ISBN-13: 9780394222141