Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape

Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape

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Hailed as a landmark in its field since its first publication in 1984, Denis E. Cosgrove's "Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape" has been influential beyond geography. It has continued to spark lively debate among historians, geographers, art historians, social theorists, landscape architects, and others interested in the social and cultural politics of landscape. This edition features a new introduction.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 140 x 212 x 20mm | 399.16g
  • University of Wisconsin Press
  • Wisconsin, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0299155145
  • 9780299155148
  • 291,780

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"Should be read and reread by all individuals whose work or interests touch on landscape."--Ronald Rees, Geographical Reviewsshow more

About Denis E. Cosgrove

Denis Cosgrove is Professor of Human Geography at the University of London, Royal Holloway, and has been a visiting professor at the University of Toronto and the University of Texas at Austin. His books include The Palladian Landscape, The Iconography of Landscape, Engineering the Landscape, and Durability and Change: The Science, Responsibility, and Cost of Sustaining Cultural Heritage.show more

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