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Landscapes of Power and Identity

Comparative Histories in the Sonoran Desert and the Forests of Amazonia from Colony to Republic
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Conservation of the environment, Cultural studies, Social & cultural anthropology, Land use, History, History - General History, Sonora (State), History: World, Latin America, Landscape changes, Earth Sciences - Geography, Environmental Science, Latin America - Mexico, Environmental Studies, GEOGRAPHY, JEWISH STUDIES, Chiquitos (Province), M
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ISBN 100822336898
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Landscapes of Power and Identity. is a groundbreaking comparative history of two colonies on the frontiers of the Spanish empire—the Sonora region of northwestern Mexico and the Chiquitos region of eastern Bolivia’s lowlands—from the late colonial period through the middle of the nineteenth century.

An innovative combination of environmental and cultural history, this book Author: Cynthia Radding. Landscapes of Power and Identity. is a groundbreaking comparative history of two colonies on the frontiers of the Spanish empire—the Sonora region of northwestern Mexico and the Chiquitos region of eastern Bolivia’s lowlands—from the late colonial period through the middle of the nineteenth century.

An innovative combination of environmental and cultural history, this book Cited by: Landscapes of Power and Identity. is a groundbreaking comparative history of two colonies on the frontiers of the Spanish empire—the Sonora region of northwestern Mexico and the Chiquitos region of eastern Bolivia’s lowlands—from the late colonial period through the middle of the nineteenth century.

An innovative combination of environmental and cultural history, this book. Landscapes of Power and Identity is a groundbreaking comparative history of two colonies on the frontiers of the Spanish empire—the Sonora region of northwestern Mexico and the Chiquitos region of eastern Bolivia’s lowlands—from the late colonial period through the middle of the nineteenth century.

An innovative combination of environmental and cultural history, this book 5/5(1). In political philosophy, the landscapes of power are the features of the built environment that perform political functions — including establishing the hegemony of a governing entity or an ideological creed in a particular territory and cultivating a sense of pride in place in residents of a territory.

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An innovative combination of environmental and cultural history, this book Brand: Duke University Press. Landscapes of Power and Identity is a groundbreaking comparative history of two colonies on the frontiers of the Spanish empire—the Sonora region of northwestern Mexico and the Chiquitos region of eastern Bolivia’s lowlands—from the late colonial period through the middle of the nineteenth century.

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About the Book. The momentous changes which are transforming American life call for a new exploration of the economic and cultural landscape. In this book Sharon Zukin links our ever-expanding need to consume with two fundamental shifts: places of production have given way to spaces for services and paperwork, and the competitive edge has moved from.

Landscapes of Power is an ethnography of infrastructure, environmental politics, and the ongoing conditions of colonialism facing Native Nations particular story, set in the Navajo (Diné) Nation, tracks the rise and fall of a controversial coal-fired power plant slated for development in the eastern area of the reservation, arguing that the ultimate failure of the project generated.

The title of Mattingly's book is no false advertising. His treatment of what empire and imperialism are; how power permeated all relationships and transactions--personal social, political, sexual and economic--throughout the Empire; in what ways the inexhaustible appetite for resources in Roman imperial times wasted human lives and did lasting damage to natural landscapes; and how Released on: Decem Wind Power in View is the first authoritative discourse on the aesthetic impact of wind turbines on the landscape and what can be done about it.

It is a detailed and thoroughly illustrated discussion of the issue from several different perspectives. The first edition of this book, published inreshaped the direction of landscape studies by considering landscape not simply as an object to be seen or a text to be read, but as an instrument of cultural force, a central tool in the creation of national and social identities.

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This second edition adds not only a new preface, but five new essays—from Edward Said, W. Landscapes of Power and Identity presents three interrelated stories, starting with the authors personal journey over two decades of research and reflection about the relationships between human societies and the environments they create in North and South America.

It links her experiences to the histories of conquest, native communities, and the colonial societies Author: Cynthia Radding. Landscapes of Power and Identity is a groundbreaking comparative history of two colonies on the frontiers of the Spanish empire—the Sonora region of northwestern Mexico and the Chiquitos region of eastern Bolivia’s lowlands—from the late colonial period through the middle of the nineteenth century.

The momentous changes which are transforming American life call for a new exploration of the economic and cultural landscape. In this book Sharon Zukin links our ever-expanding need to consume with two fundamental shifts: places of production have given way to spaces for services and paperwork, and the competitive edge has moved from industrial to /5.

Landscapes of Power and Identity is a groundbreaking comparative history of two colonies on the frontiers of the Spanish empire—the Sonora region of northwestern Mexico and the Chiquitos region of eastern Bolivia’s lowlands—from the late colonial period through the middle of the nineteenth century.

An innovative combination of environmental and cultural history, this book Brand: Duke University Press. With such broad inter-disciplinary relevance and international scope, this book provides a valuable overview, highlighting recent findings and interpretations on historical, current and prospective linkages between changing landscapes and natural, economic, cultural and other identity features of places and regions; landscape-related identities.

and spiritual power within native communities across the colonial divide” (pp. But Landscapes of Power and Identity offers far more than just a comparative and ethnohistor‐ ical look at the histories of Sonora, Mexico, and Chiquitos, Bolivia.

The book’s great strength is that it is rich in cultural history, political economy. The first edition of this book, published inreshaped the direction of landscape studies by considering landscape not simply as an object to be seen or a text to be read, but as an instrument of cultural force, a central tool in the creation of national and social identities.

This second edition adds not only a new preface, but five new essays—from Edward. Given the strong aesthetic implications of wind power in the landscape, no group seems better prepared than artists to assist the public in expanding its perspective on the landscapes of power.

Artists are equipped to help explore issues such as the quality of life, fight and wrong, the beautiful and the by:   About the Book.

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Contents Chapter8. In Landscapes of Power Dana E. Powell examines the rise and fall of the controversial Desert Rock Power Plant initiative in New Mexico to trace the political conflicts surrounding native sovereignty and contemporary energy development on Navajo (Diné) Nation land. Powell's historical and ethnographic account shows how the coal-fired power plant project's defeat Author: Dana E.

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"Abbreviations", Landscapes of Power and Identity: Comparative Histories in the Sonoran Desert and the Forests of Amazonia from Colony to. W.J.T. Mitchell counterpoises two established approaches to landscape and posits a third method for examining landscapes in his book Landscape and Power ().

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