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Watson, Sophie (2004). Refuges. In: Harrison, Stephan; Pile, Steve and Thrift, Nigel eds. Patterned ground: entanglements of nature and culture. London, UK: Reaktion Books.

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Abstract

Patterned Ground unravels the entangled relationships between nature and culture. Around 100 entries by leading names in new geography and related disciplines focus on various ‘objects’ in the landscape – from beaches to battlefields, bees to horses, police stations to post-offices, trees to tractors. Each piece, written by an expert in the field, explores the way in which we understand that object and its relationship to the world around it. This book is neither encyclopædia nor dictionary, but a knowledgeable and impassioned engagement with the world. In this sense, it chimes with earlier experiments in understanding the earth and its landscapes, whether these endeavours have been conducted within the sciences, the social sciences or the arts.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 1-86189-181-4, 978-1-86189-181-5
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 4614
Depositing User: Users 13 not found.
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4614
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