Ideology and Landscape in Historical Perspective

Ideology and Landscape in Historical Perspective

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Landscapes of material are also landscapes of meaning. In this book fifteen historical geographers examine landscapes as messages to be decoded, as signs to be deciphered. The essays are principally concerned with the ideologies of religion and of politics, of Church and of state, and their historical impress upon the landscape.Essays on the Meanings of Some Places in the Past Alan R. H. Baker, Gideon Biger ... after the flood, for example], there was some revision of the interpretation of its contemporary ethnological meaning. ... small human sample, the Biblical story of the Noachian dispersion, with its short muster roll of tribes and empires mentioned as the posterity of the three brothers, seemed circumstantial enough .


Title:Ideology and Landscape in Historical Perspective
Author: Alan R. H. Baker, Gideon Biger
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2006-03-16
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