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Title: LANDSCAPE AND MEMORY
By: Simon Schama
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0006863485
ISBN 13: 9780006863489
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Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
Pub. date: 1 March, 1996
Pages: 672
Description: The forest primeval, the river of life, the sacred mount - read `Landscape and Memory' to have these explained...
Synopsis: The forest primeval, the river of life, the sacred mount - read `Landscape and Memory' to have these explained...`Landscape and Memory' is a history book unlike any other. In a series of journeys through space and time, it examines our relationship with the landscape around us - rivers, mountains, forests - the impact each of them has had on our culture and imaginations, and the way in which we, in turn, have shaped them to answer our needs.This is not a conventional history book, but a book that builds up its argument by a series of poetic stories and impressions which cumulatively have the effect of a great novel. The forest primeval, the river of life, the sacred mount - at the end of this wonderful book we understand where these ideas have come from, why they are so compelling and how they still lie all around us.
Publication: UK
Imprint: HarperPerennial
Prizes: Winner of WH Smith Literary Prize 1996 Winner of WH Smith Annual Literary Award 1996 Short-listed for NCR Book Award 1996
Returns: Returnable
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