Other Landscapes
  • Author : Deborah Sutton
  • Release Date : 05 July 2022
  • Publisher : NIAS Press
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN 13 : 9788776940270

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Book excerpt: Focuses on land disputes between European settlers, indigenes, and the colonial state South India.

Other Landscapes

Other Landscapes

Author : Deborah Sutton
Publisher : NIAS Press
Genre : History
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Focuses on land disputes between European settlers, indigenes, and the colonial state South India....

A Picture Book of Hell and Other Landscapes

A Picture Book of Hell and Other Landscapes

Author : Thomas McConnell
Publisher : Texas Tech University Press
Genre : Fiction
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"A young girl delicately chastises her uncle returned from World War I: 'You could have written about home . . . I don't know. Remembering. About missing the things at home, about missing.' "Early in Thomas McConnell's story collection, A Picture Book of Hell and Other Landscapes, the work's overarching theme announces ...

The View From The Train

The View From The Train

Author : Patrick Keiller
Publisher : Verso Books
Genre : Performing Arts
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“Robinson believed that, if he looked at it hard enough, he could cause the surface of the city to reveal to him the molecular basis of historical events, and in this way he hoped to see into the future.” In his sequence of films, Patrick Keiller retraces the hidden story ...

Landscapes of Injustice

Landscapes of Injustice

Author : Jordan Stanger-Ross
Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Genre : History
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In 1942, the Canadian government forced more than 21,000 Japanese Canadians from their homes in British Columbia. They were told to bring only one suitcase each and officials vowed to protect the rest. Instead, Japanese Canadians were dispossessed, all their belongings either stolen or sold. The definitive statement of a major national ...

The Flatness and Other Landscapes

The Flatness and Other Landscapes

Author : Michael Martone
Publisher : Taylor & Francis US
Genre : Literary Collections
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In these essays, the flatness of the Midwest becomes the author's canvas for a richly textured, multidimensional exploration of its culture and history. From depicting the details of mechanized cow-milking to relating the similarities between the Greek city of Sparta and Indianapolis, Martone subtly connects different cultures, times, and stories....

Reciprocal Landscapes

Reciprocal Landscapes

Author : Jane Hutton
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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How are the far-away, invisible landscapes where materials come from related to the highly visible, urban landscapes where those same materials are installed? Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements traces five everyday landscape construction materials – fertilizer, stone, steel, trees, and wood – from seminal public landscapes in New York City, back ...

The Aesthetics of Everyday Life

The Aesthetics of Everyday Life

Author : Andrew Light,Jonathan M. Smith
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Genre : Philosophy
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This collection explores the aesthetic qualities of human relationships, sports, taste, smell, food, and natural and built environments....

Landscapes and Landforms of Brazil

Landscapes and Landforms of Brazil

Author : Bianca Carvalho Vieira,André Augusto Rodrigues Salgado,Leonardo José Cordeiro Santos
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Science
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This book presents Brazil as a country of continental dimensions. Its territory has a large variety of rock types, geological structures and climates. The country has a large variety of landscapes, such as the humid plains of the Amazon River, the dry plateaus of the semi-arid region or the subtropical ...

Metropolitan Landscapes

Metropolitan Landscapes

Author : Antonella Contin
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Architecture
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This edited volume covers many aspects of the Metropolitan Landscapes. Solutions are needed to meet the demand of the citizens of a renewed metropolitan region landscape. It opens up discussions about possible toolkits for strategic actions based on understanding the territory from geographical, urban, architectural, economic, environmental, and public policy ...