Landscape And Memory
Opening a radically new and original path into history, Simon Schama explores the scenery of our Western culture, both real landscapes and landscapes of the mind that have given us our sense of homeland, the dark woods of our imagined origins. What unfolds is a series of compelling journeys through space and time; from the ancient woodland of Poland, a symbol over the centuries of national endurance, through the forest birthplace of the German psyche, to the Big Trees of Yosemite that gave a new nation its holy past. Through all of history, from pre-classical antiquity to the Third Reich and beyond, Schama uncovers the myths and memories that have stamped themselves on our most basic social instincts and institutions; territorial identity, the wild and domestic, mortality and immortality.
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Review: Landscape And MemoryUser Review - Jesse - Goodreads
An impressive read. Schama certainly knows what he's talking about and he knows what he can talk about. He has numerous examples of how landscape invokes memory, how memory is contained in certain ... Read full review
Review: Landscape and MemoryUser Review - John Caviglia - Goodreads
A wonderfully compendious, leisurely, ultimately compelling ramble through art, literature and intellectual history, making the point that we see “Nature” through “Culture” (or, in Schama's word ... Read full review
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Intimidating in its run-on enthusiasms and digressions, "Landscape and Memory" is, nevertheless, rhapsodic. Its real flaw is that it is too short. ...
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Landscape and Memory charts the place of landscape in. western cultural heritage and collective .... says in his introduction, 'Landscape and Memory is con- ...
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Secret Gospels, Sacred Sites: Landscape and Memory
Landscape and Memory. Simon Schama on Claude Francois Denecourt’s trails on The Forest of Fontainebleau … the scale of his own exploration was much more ...
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Whatever the reason, one turns the pages of Landscape and Memory with a nagging, rueful sense that another bit of our patrimony has been appropriated and ...
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Landscape and Memory Project
9) and 'Landscape and Memory has been built around such moments of recognition as this, when a place suddenly exposes its connection to an ancient and ...
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His television work for the BBC and PBS as writer-presenter includes two films on Rembrandt; a five part series based on Landscape and Memory, ...
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Books: European Views (Tucson Weekly . 11-02-98)
In "Landscape and Memory," historian Simon Schama weaves a rich tapestry of European attitudes toward the land.
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THE NEW FOREST (AN EXCERPT FROM SIMON SCHAMA): medievalhistory.net
This excerpt is intended both to edify you, the reader, and to publicize Schama's impressive book on the historical landscape, Landscape and Memory. ...
Landscape and Memory
Schama's 'Landscape and Memory' is quite a journey for the reader. It examines the persistence of myth in familiar landscapes.
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