Landscape and Memory

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Vintage, A Division of Random House, 1996 - Human ecology - 672 pages
An extraordinary book that explores how the earth itself has shaped the Western imagination and how, as a result, our interaction with the environment is far richer and more complex than today's doomsayers would have us believe.

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With this fascinating, encyclopedic survey of cultural landscapes, Schama (Dead Certainties, 1991, etc.) demonstrates once again just why he holds a charmed place in the literature of historical ... Read full review

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I find this a hard book to finish. It is one of those books it seems difficult to get into although the material is interesting and the thought good. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Simon Schama is Old Dominion Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University. He is the author of Citizens, Dead Certainties and An Embarrassment of Riches. Simon Schama lives in New York with his wife and their two children.

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