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Cultural landscapes: the dialectical landscape – recent landscape research in human geography

Cultural landscapes: the dialectical landscape – recent landscape research in human geography Progress in H uman G eography 26,3 ( 2002) pp. 3 81–389 Cultural landscapes: the dialectical landscape – recen t landscape research in human geography Don Mitchell Department o f Ge ography, T he M axwell Sc hool, S yracuse U niversity, S yracuse, NY 13244, USA I I ntroduction In th eir introduction to a new collection of es says, editors John Go ld and George Revill (2000: 15) write: We m ay think of ind ividual ‘la ndscapes’ as bein g compromised, p artial, con tested and only provi sionally stable as m odes of order ing th e world and our en gagement with it. I f so, this sug gests tha t w e should not th ink o f individual landscapes a s discr ete pieces of territory because th ey are suppo rted by, a nd help to susta in, the interests of mere sect ions of an y g iven s ociety. Al ternatively, w e might think of l andscapes a s bein g form ed in relation to oth er la ndscapes a nd con ceptions of l andscape. I n tha t ca se, perha ps also we should http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Progress in Human Geography SAGE

Cultural landscapes: the dialectical landscape – recent landscape research in human geography

Progress in Human Geography , Volume 26 (3): 9 – Jun 1, 2002

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Progress in H uman G eography 26,3 ( 2002) pp. 3 81–389 Cultural landscapes: the dialectical landscape – recen t landscape research in human geography Don Mitchell Department o f Ge ography, T he M axwell Sc hool, S yracuse U niversity, S yracuse, NY 13244, USA I I ntroduction In th eir introduction to a new collection of es says, editors John Go ld and George Revill (2000: 15) write: We m ay think of ind ividual ‘la ndscapes’ as bein g compromised, p artial, con tested and only provi sionally stable as m odes of order ing th e world and our en gagement with it. I f so, this sug gests tha t w e should not th ink o f individual landscapes a s discr ete pieces of territory because th ey are suppo rted by, a nd help to susta in, the interests of mere sect ions of an y g iven s ociety. Al ternatively, w e might think of l andscapes a s bein g form ed in relation to oth er la ndscapes a nd con ceptions of l andscape. I n tha t ca se, perha ps also we should

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Published: Jun 1, 2002

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