The anthropology of landscape : perspectives on place and space / edited by Eric Hirsch and Michael O'Hanlon.
By: Hirsch, Eric
Contributor(s): O'Hanlon, Michael | Gell, AlfredLanguage: English Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1995.Description: xi, 268p. : ill., diagrs. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0198280106
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"This volume had its origins in a conference convened by Eric Hirsch and Alfred Gell on "The anthropology of landscape", held at the London School of Economic and Political Science on 22-23 June 1989."
Includes bibl. references.
Contents: Introduction / E. Hirsch; Looking at the landscape: class formation and the visual / Nicholas Green; Land, people and paper in western Amazonia / Peter Gow; People into places: Zafimaniry concepts of clarity / Maurice Bloch; Moral tapophilia: the significations of landscape in Indian oleographs / C. Pinney; Landscapes of liberation and imprisonment: towards an anthropology of the Israeli landscape / Tom Selwyn; Chiefly and shamanist landscapes in Mongolia / Caroline Humphrey; Seeing the 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 / Robert Layton; The language of the forest: landscape and phonological iconism in Umeda / Alfred Gell.