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Landscape and Memory

Schama, Simon

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ISBN 10: 0006863485 / ISBN 13: 9780006863489
Published by HarperCollins Publishers
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1996. New ed. Paperback. The forest primeval, the river of life, the sacred mount - read 'Landscape and Memory' to have these explained. Num Pages: 672 pages, 32pp colour plates, 200 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; HBTP; JHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 168 x 43. Weight in Grams: 1624. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780006863489

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Title: Landscape and Memory

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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The forest primeval, the river of life, the sacred mount - read `Landscape and Memory' to have these explained...`Landscape and Memory' is a history book unlike any other. In a series of journeys through space and time, it examines our relationship with the landscape around us - rivers, mountains, forests - the impact each of them has had on our culture and imaginations, and the way in which we, in turn, have shaped them to answer our needs.This is not a conventional history book, but a book that builds up its argument by a series of poetic stories and impressions which cumulatively have the effect of a great novel. The forest primeval, the river of life, the sacred mount - at the end of this wonderful book we understand where these ideas have come from, why they are so compelling and how they still lie all around us.

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"Marvelously rich and eloquent...Entertaining...Wonderfully learned and perceptive." --The New York Times Book Review

"[Schama's] sinewy prose is everywhere enlivened by an illuminating wit and fueled by a relentless and joyful curiosity...You get the impression he will venture anywhere, intellectually speaking, in pursuit of his historical prey...He's a scintillating guide." --The Globe and Mail

"Fascinating...A potpourri of biography, art history and much else, skillfully blended and handsomely illustrated...Insightful." --Maclean's


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