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Landscapes of clearance [electronic resource] : archaeological and anthropological perspectives / edited by Ang�ele Smith, Amy Gazin-Schwartz.

Contributor(s): Smith, Ang�ele | Gazin-Schwartz, Amy, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: One world archaeology: 57.Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (221 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781598747072 (electronic bk.); 159874707X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Landscape archaeology | Ethnoarchaeology | Landscape changes | Landscape assessment | Cultural landscapes | Geographical perception | History | W�ustung | Ethnoarch�aologie | Landschaftsentwicklung | Landschapsarcheologie | Cultuurgeschiedenis | Migratie (demografie) | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology | GeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Landscapes of clearance.DDC classification: 930.1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Landscapes of clearance: archaeological and anthropological perspectives / Ang�ele Smith -- Abandoned, avoided, expelled: the creation of empty landscapes / Amy Gazin-Schwartz -- Written off the map : cleared landscapes of medieval Ireland / Ang�ele P. Smith -- The past is another country: archaeology in the Limpopo Province, South Africa / Kathryn Mathers & Neels Kruger -- Driekopseiland rock engraving site, South Africa: a pre-colonial landscape lost and re-membered / David Morris -- Constructing the wilderness and clearing the landscape: a legacy of colonialism in northern British Columbia / Brenda Guernsey -- Ethno-archaeological study of clearance in Palestine / Juliana Nairouz -- The domestication of landscape through naming and symbolic protection among the Batswapong peoples of eastern Botswana: fullness and emptiness of landscapes in the eyes of the beholder / Phillip Segadika -- Enclosing the spirit / Peter Read -- New places for old: the re-inhabitation of cleared landscapes in northern Scotland / Olivia Lelong -- The devonshires held this trench, they hold it still: cultural landscape of sacrifice, the problem of the sacred ground of the Great War 1914-1918 / Jon Price -- Archaeological taxonomy, Native Americans, and scientific landscapes of clearance: a case study from northeastern Iowa / Larry J. Zimmerman & Dawn Makes Strong Move.
Summary: This volume examines ancient landscapes that have been cleared of inhabitants and the social impacts of clearance on their populations.
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Landscapes of clearance: archaeological and anthropological perspectives / Ang�ele Smith -- Abandoned, avoided, expelled: the creation of empty landscapes / Amy Gazin-Schwartz -- Written off the map : cleared landscapes of medieval Ireland / Ang�ele P. Smith -- The past is another country: archaeology in the Limpopo Province, South Africa / Kathryn Mathers & Neels Kruger -- Driekopseiland rock engraving site, South Africa: a pre-colonial landscape lost and re-membered / David Morris -- Constructing the wilderness and clearing the landscape: a legacy of colonialism in northern British Columbia / Brenda Guernsey -- Ethno-archaeological study of clearance in Palestine / Juliana Nairouz -- The domestication of landscape through naming and symbolic protection among the Batswapong peoples of eastern Botswana: fullness and emptiness of landscapes in the eyes of the beholder / Phillip Segadika -- Enclosing the spirit / Peter Read -- New places for old: the re-inhabitation of cleared landscapes in northern Scotland / Olivia Lelong -- The devonshires held this trench, they hold it still: cultural landscape of sacrifice, the problem of the sacred ground of the Great War 1914-1918 / Jon Price -- Archaeological taxonomy, Native Americans, and scientific landscapes of clearance: a case study from northeastern Iowa / Larry J. Zimmerman & Dawn Makes Strong Move.

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This volume examines ancient landscapes that have been cleared of inhabitants and the social impacts of clearance on their populations.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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