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The Resource Landscape biographies : geographical, historical and archaeological perspectives on the production and transmission of landscapes, edited by Jan Kolen, Johannes Renes and Rita Hermans

Landscape biographies : geographical, historical and archaeological perspectives on the production and transmission of landscapes, edited by Jan Kolen, Johannes Renes and Rita Hermans

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Landscape biographies : geographical, historical and archaeological perspectives on the production and transmission of landscapes
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Landscape biographies
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geographical, historical and archaeological perspectives on the production and transmission of landscapes
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edited by Jan Kolen, Johannes Renes and Rita Hermans
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eng
Summary
Explores the long and complex histories of landscapes from personal, social and cultural perspectives
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illustrations
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  • dictionaries
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Landscape and heritage studies,
Landscape biographies : geographical, historical and archaeological perspectives on the production and transmission of landscapes, edited by Jan Kolen, Johannes Renes and Rita Hermans
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Landscape biographies : geographical, historical and archaeological perspectives on the production and transmission of landscapes, edited by Jan Kolen, Johannes Renes and Rita Hermans
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt15r3x99
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Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
Preface / Hayden Lorimer. 1. Landscape biographies, key issues / Jan Kolen and Johannes Renes: Introduction -- Biographical approaches of landscape, a short history -- Landscapes as life worlds -- Key issues and topics of this volume -- The structure of this book. 2. The marsh of modernity / Edward H. Huijbens and Gisli Palsson: Introduction -- Nature as we know it -- Mapping the marsh -- 'Sweet is the Swamp' -- In the bog -- Grand engineering -- The scenic and the unscenic -- To conclude. 3. Biographies of biotopes / Jan Kolen: Introduction, biotopes -- From the primordial landscape to socialized nature -- Fens and birds -- The 'co-scripting' of biotopes -- From dikes and dams to disasters -- conclusion. 4. Automobile authorship of landscapes / Edward Huijbens and Karl Benediktsson: Introduction -- Engaging with the Highlands -- Establishing authorship -- Machines and morality -- Conservation, authority and authorship -- Concluding remarks. 5. Authenticity, artifice and the Druidical Temple of Avebury / Mark Gillings and Joshua Pollard: Writing a biography -- A search for the authentic Avebury -- Stukeley records a temple -- Keiller builds one -- Purity of vision -- What is Avebury? -- Worshipping at the Temple -- Ancestral values -- Authenticity, artifice and Avebury -- Postscript, time for a new Avebury to emerge? 6. Places that matter / Ludvig Papmehl-Dufay: Introduction -- The importance of places -- Landscape biographies in archaeology -- Biographies of megalithic monuments -- Öland today and in the Neolithic -- The Mysinge Passage graves -- Conclusion, places that matter -- Epilogue, the meaning of archaeology. 7. What future for the life-history approach to prehistoric monuments in the landscape? / Cornelius Holtorf: The unbelievable mess of the past -- The problem of identity -- Conclusion, from monuments to landscapes. 8. "To preserve the terrain in its present state" / Michiel Purmer: Introduction -- THe Eerder Achterbroek Project in the context of Dutch -- Landscape research -- Eerde and the Eerder Achterbroek -- Research method -- Landscape characteristics and landscape change -- The Baron and hist landscape -- The authors of the Eerder Achterbroek -- Conclusions. 9. The quiet authors of an early modern palatial landscape / Hanneke Ronnes: Introduction -- The early palace -- Quiet times -- Legacy -- Aged abode -- State matters and distractions -- Conclusion. 10. Piet Mondrian's Victory Boogie Woogie, 1942-44 / Jürgen Stoye: Introduction -- THe biography of the landscape -- Marwyn Samuels -- Michel de Certeau -- Victory Boogie Woogie -- Mondrian -- Changes -- Mondrian in New York -- The rhythm of New York -- Victory Boogie Woogie as authored landscape. 11. Shanghai, the biography of a city / David Koren: Introduction -- Landscape biography and the city -- The early colonial city, Shanghai in the 19th century (1842-1899) -- Part of the world system, the heydays (1900-1949) -- Off the radar, the dark years of communism (1949-1989) -- 'In the picture' again, the metropolis awakens (1990-present) -- Conclusion. 12. A kaleidoscopic biography of an ordinary landscape / John de Jong: Introduction -- Landscape dynamics and spatial order -- Continuity of a spatial order -- Transition and transformation -- The process of landscape development -- Framed spatial practices -- Spatial development as private venture -- Socio-politically-based development -- Landscape for the use of leisure -- Iconography of the landscape, a dynamic picture -- Boulevard of social standing and power -- Progress and nostalgia -- The ordinariness of landscape and the importance of everyday practices -- Conclusion. 13. The cultural biography of a street / Wim Hupperetz: Introduction -- Historical research traditions -- The historical city centre as playground for city planners -- Bricks and people -- Housing culture, parcels, building blocks and the body of houses -- Structure -- Historical notion -- Dynamic cultural heritage -- Tradition and renewal -- Recommendations. 14. Post-industrial coal-mining landscapes and the evolution of mining memory / Felix van Veldhoven: Introduction -- Remembering and forgetting in the landscape -- The post-industrial mining landscape of Dutch and Belgian Limburg -- Dutch Limburg -- The post-industrial mining landscape -- The changing will to forget -- Conclusion. 15. Fatal attraction / Rob van der Laarse: Unwanted memory -- Purity and modernity -- Making Heimatscapes -- Hidden continuities, from camps to memorial spaces -- Through the eyes of the perpetrators? 16. A biography for an emerging urban district / Svava Riesto: Introduction -- The Carlsberg site, seen and overlooked -- Overlooked spaces -- Landscape biography for urban redevelopment sites -- Carlsberg, an unexpected turn -- Design survey I, topography -- Landscape biography of a hill -- Design survey II, transportation equipment -- Landscape biography of a route -- Unravelling surveys of Carlsberg -- Prospects for future landscape biography. 17. Layered landscapes / Johannes Renes: Introduction -- Rome -- The Dutch rural landscape -- landscape layers in planning -- Conclusion. 18. Biographies of landscape, Rebala Heritage Reserve, Estonia / Helen Sooväli-Sepping: Theoretical starting points -- Methodological considerations -- Nationalization of the past, biography of the Rebala landscape -- Protection, for whom and why? -- Whose heritage? -- Discussion
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