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Author Seddon, George, 1927-

Title Landprints : reflections on place and landscape / George Seddon ; foreword by Sir Gustav Nossal
Published Cambridge ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1997

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 MELB  304.23 Sed/Lro  UNAVAILABLE C19
 WATERFT  304.23 Sed/Lro  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 254 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Prelude -- Fugue for six voices -- Part I. Talking: The Language of Landscape: 1. The nature of nature -- 2. Words and weeds -- 3. Journeys through a landscape -- 4. On the road to Botany Bay -- 5. A Snowy River reader -- Part II. Perceiving: The Eyes and the Mind: 6. The evolution of perceptual attitudes -- 7. Eurocentrism and Australian science, some examples -- 8. Figures in the landscape -- 9. Dreaming up a rainforest -- 10. Home thoughts from abroad -- Part III. Locating: The Sense of Place: 11. Sense of place -- 12. The genius loci and the Australian landscape -- 13. Cuddlepie and other surrogates -- 14. Jet-set and parish pump -- 15. Placing the debate -- Part IV. Making: Creating Gardens and the Evolution of Styles: 16. The suburban garden in Australia -- 17. The Australian backyard -- 18. Gardening across Australia -- 19. The garden as paradise -- Part V. Analysing: Ideologies and Attitudes: 20. The rhetoric and ethics of the environmental protest movement -- 21. The perfectibility of Nature -- Part VI. Sharing and Caring: Ecological Frameworks: 22. Biological pollution -- 23. The lie of the land -- 24. Eating the future -- 25. Felling the 'Groves of Life' -- Coda: learning to be at home: 'and then came Venice'
Analysis Geographical perception - Australia
Human geography - Australia
Landscape assessment - Australia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Gardening -- Australia -- History.
Geographical perception -- Australia.
Human geography -- Australia.
Landscape architecture -- Australia.
Landscape architecture.
Landscape assessment -- Australia.
Landscapes -- Australia.
Natural history -- Australia.
Natural history.
Author Nossal, Gustav
LC no. 97027550
ISBN 0521585015