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Imagined Country
Environment, Culture, and Society

John Rennie Short

Paper $19.95    |    0-8156-2954-0    |   2005

Explores the relationship between society and the physical world through representationdashthe artistic re-creation of the physical worlddashwhich reflects interpretation.

"Imagined Country views the environment as a social construct, defined, interpreted, and reproduced by culture and ideology . . . . The book makes its case on that issue very well."
dash National Geographic Research and Exploration

"Myths destroy time . . . ideologies reify space.' Through these two structures John Rennie Short examines the roles of the wilderness, the country, and the city in politics and art. . . . This is a rare achievement."
dash The Higher

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John Rennie Short is professor of geography and public policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is the author of Making Space: Revisioning the World, 1475-1600 and New Worlds, New Geographies, both published by Syracuse University Press.

6 x 9, 280 pages, 76 black-and-white photographs, 8 tables, bibliography, index
Previously published by Routledge in 1991.

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