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Publisher Description

This volume examines landscapes that have been cleared of inhabitants—for economic, environmental, or socio-political reasons, by choice or by force—and the social impacts of clearance on their populations. Using cases from five continents, and ranging from prehistoric, through colonial and post-colonial times, the contributors show landscapes as meaningful points of contestation when populations abandon them or are exiled from them. Acts of resistance and revitalization are also explored, demonstrating the social and political meaning of specific landscapes to individuals, groups, and nations, and how they help shape cultural identity and ideology.Sponsored by the World Archaeological Congress

GENRE
Non-Fiction
RELEASED
2016
June 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
222
Pages
PUBLISHER
Taylor and Francis
SELLER
Taylor & Francis Group
SIZE
5.9
MB