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ISBN: 9781405114646 - Nature Performed
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Nature Performed

Environment, Culture and Performance

Bronislaw Szerszynski, Wallace Heim, Claire Waterton

ISBN: 9781405114646
Format: Paperback
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons Ltd


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This book brings together contributions from scholars across the humanities. * A wide-ranging exploration of the interface between performance and nature. * Examines the use and usefulness of ideas of 'performance' for understanding human-nature relationships.

 

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This book brings together contributions from scholars across the humanities. * A wide-ranging exploration of the interface between performance and nature. * Examines the use and usefulness of ideas of 'performance' for understanding human-nature relationships. * Draws on different disciplines and intellectual traditions and on different conceptions of 'performance' and 'nature'. * Contributions are rooted in real-world contexts and problems, explored through detailed ethnographic work. * Explores domains as diverse as allotments and bioinvasion, fox hunting and green politics. * Makes a distinctive contribution to the 'cultural turn' in environmental research.