The Lie of the Land

Carter, Paul Douglas

Published by Faber & Faber, 1996
ISBN 10: 0571141013 / ISBN 13: 9780571141012
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Synopsis: In post-colonial politics, argues the author of this book, we will need to have to hand a different conception of the land and our relationship to it - a philosophy that takes account of the lie of the land. He develops his argument through an examination of three figures - the Venetian painter Giogione, the Australian anthropologist T.G.H. Strehlow, and the first Surveyor General of South Australia, William Light - whose historical relationship to one another is not at first sight obvious but who, it emerges, share common interests. Carter's argument is one which he illuminates not only historically, but poetically, for running through the book is a fundamental image - that of the storm, which symbolizes our new relationship to the ground.

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Title: The Lie of the Land
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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Published by Faber & Faber, 12.08.1996. (1996)
ISBN 10: 0571141013 ISBN 13: 9780571141012
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Book Description Faber & Faber, 12.08.1996., 1996. Book Condition: Gut. 336 Seiten ACHTUNG: Buchblock stark nachgedunkelt! Versicherter Sofortversand! Gutes Exemplar, geringe Gebrauchsspuren, Cover/SU berieben/bestoßen, Schnitt/Papier nachgedunkelt, innen alles in Ordnung; good edges/text pages yellowed/darkened Immediate delivery in bubble wrap envelope! Good copy, light signs of previous use, cover/dust jacket has some rubbing/wear (along the edges), edges/text pages show yellowing/darkening, interior in good condition 160224aro82 ISBN: 9780571141012 Alle Preise inkl. MwST Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 594 22,6 x 14,4 x 4,2 cm, Gebundene Ausgabe. Bookseller Inventory # 361853

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