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Recollections By Giles Watson & Martin Williamson
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'Recollections' takes readers on a tour through England and Wales, in search of ancient landscapes, churches, abbeys, hillforts and castles. Martin Williamson's vivid, colourful, energetic paintings... More > are accompanied by Giles Watson's poems, which evoke memories of two decades spent exploring these treasured, sacred places. Texts and images alike will appeal to anyone who is fascinated by the landscape, history and traditions of the British Isles. Profits from the sale of this book go to Friends of Friendless Churches.< Less
Domestic Ritual in Ancient Mesoamerica By Patricia Plunket
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Focuses on ritual expression in at the household level, comparing the manifestation ofs of domestic ritual across time and space in both the cores and peripheries of ancient Mesoamerica, in the... More > cities and in the villages. The authors explore the ways in whihc cosmological principles and concepts of the sacred were used in the construction of ritual space and practice, how local landscapes provided templates for the images and paraphernalia recovered from archaeological contexts, how foreign enclaves relaied on ritual for social reproduction, and how domestic ritual was related to, and indeed embedded in, institutionalized state religions.< Less
(2) Between a Rock and a Hard Place By Ian D. Rotherham & Christine Handley (eds.)
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Organised by The Landscape Conservation Forum, the Between a Rock and a Hard Place seminar was aimed at all those involved in the conservation of rural sites and landscapes. It considered the... More > impacts, both individual and cumulative, of mineral extraction on our landscapes. The debate addressed why we are so concerned about these impacts, and what steps are being, and could or should, be taken to conserve our natural and historic environments. The seminar considered the impacts of mineral extraction on our natural and historic environments; how they have and are being assessed and how those impacts can be mitigated.< Less
Wild by Design & Ploughing On... By Ian D. Rotherham & Christine Handley (eds.)
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The Wild by Design seminar was aimed at all those involved in the conservation of sites and landscapes. It was intended to address critical issues of landscape management and landscape change... More > including how agricultural, urban and post-industrial landscapes change and evolve. It considered the impacts of agricultural diversification and extensification, as well as proposals for the release of upland areas from pastoral grazing management. The Ploughing on Regardless seminar took place in October 2003. It considered the impacts of cultivation on our natural and historic environments, how they have and are being assessed and how damage can be mitigated. It raised issues of the ways in which Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) can protect uncultivated land from improvement. Speakers and participants at both events included landscape professionals, archaeologists, ecologists, earth scientists, planners, conservationists and workers in education.< Less
Hoard (2012) By Kate Morrell
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'Hoard: The Ethics of Acquisition' is the reconfiguration of an archaeological report from the collections of SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) Library. The work is concerned with the... More > perception of excavation as an uncovering of the truth. 'Hoard' presents a landscape where notions of ownership are questioned. In its presentation of 742 looted archaeological sites and wounded landscapes, the document constructs different meanings and histories from the site images. The original artists' book that precedes this 2012 edition - 'Hoard: The Ethics of Acquisition' (2010) - was produced as a unique book work. This print-on-demand, open edition was published on the occasion of the London Art Book Fair 2012, Whitechapel Gallery, London. You can read more about this artists' publication at< Less
Bone Antler Stone By Tim Miller
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Passing through more than thirty thousand years of history, the poems of "Bone Antler Stone" are a panorama of Europe from the painted caves of Chauvet and Lascaux to contact with Greece... More > and Rome. The changing spiritual and material lives of the earliest Europeans are vividly imagined through their artwork, burials, architecture, and their interaction with the landscape, the seasons, and one another.< Less
HARTHILL VILLAGE A search for its original settlement site By Paul Rowland
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A look at the landscape and archaeology surrounding the South Yorkshire village of Harthill with Woodall in an attempt to try and identify the location of its original settlement site.
Animal, Man and Treescapes By Ian D. Rotherham (eds) & Christine Handley
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This book was produced as part of the Animal, Man and Treescapes conference organised by Professor Ian Rotherham and international colleagues. Major themes covered by the event included:the impacts... More > of grazing animals on both upland and lowland wooded landscapes; managing sites with grazing animals; problems and issues of inappropriate grazing; issues around re-wilding landscapes; historic perspectives through landscape history; and issues around current and future management of these historic landscapes.< Less
Animal, Man & Treescapes (b/w) By Ian D. Rotherham & Christine Handley (eds.)
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This book has been published as part of a major conference held in Sheffield UK, on the theme of ‘Animals, Man and Treescapes’ which looked at the interactions between grazing animals,... More > humans and wooded landscapes. It linked community projects and educational outputs throughout the UK, across Europe and beyond. The event promoted landscape ecology conservation through local, national and international initiatives.< Less
The Placentia Area - A Changing Mosaic By Lee K.M. Everts
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Touching on the wide array of people and events who have brought life to the history of the Placentia area, The Placentia Area – A Changing Mosaic offers a glimpse of the deep history that has... More > transformed this part of Newfoundland and Labrador. The history is a collection of interconnected stories. Geological processes forged a landscape that would feature in later actions and activities. Geology created a wide expansive beach that Basque fish harvesters discovered was perfect for drying fish. This attribute, along with its deep harbour, then ensured that Placentia would go on to function in the struggles between the French and English. And from this period, the Placentia area has evolved, playing a role in the lives of well-known characters such as Pierre le Moyne d’Iberville or Roger F. Sweetman, as well as the less known, yet equally important, women and men who simply came to make a life for themselves. To the present day, the latter has remained a defining quality of the region.< Less

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