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Approaches to Landscape

By: Richard Muir

310 pages, Photos

Palgrave

Paperback | Jan 1999 | #86571 | ISBN: 0333693930
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Hardback | Jan 1999 | #86570 | ISBN: 0333693922
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About this book

Approaches to Landscape introduces and explores the main perspectives in this increasingly popular field of study. Written in an accessible style and illustrated throughout with relevant photographs, maps and diagrams, it provides a comprehensive review of the literature and key concepts for Landscape Studies.

'I would recommend Approaches to Landscape as an open, accessible and wide-ranging inquiry into a variegated field.' - John Wylie, Landscape Research


Contents

Introduction - Landscape History and Landscape Heritage - The Practice of Landscape History - The Structure and Scenery Approach - Landscapes of the Mind - Landscape, Politics and Power - The Evaluation of Landscape - Symbolic Landscapes - The Aesthetic Approach - Landscape and Place

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Biography

RICHARD MUIR has written more than twenty books on various aspects of landscape. He is Senior Lecturer in Geography, University College of Ripon & York St John.

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