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Mountain

Nature and Culture

Mountain( )
Author: della Dora, Veronica
Series title:Earth Ser.
ISBN:978-1-78023-647-6
Publication Date:Sep 2016
Publisher:Reaktion Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

In this compelling journey through peaks both real and imaginary, Veronica della Dora explores how the history of mountains is deeply interlaced with cultural values and aesthetic tastes, with religious beliefs and scientific practices. Majestic and awe-inspiring, mountains demand our attention. Through the centuries, they have both repulsed and attracted. They have been appreciated and despised as sites of divine and diabolic sublimity, as the dwellings of gods and...
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Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Mountains
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.75 x 8.25 x 0.8 Inches



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