Landscapes around the world are inscribed with enduring actual marks. Socially developed and engaged, panorama inscriptions (monuments, roads, gardens, rock-art) are foci of social event and as such are symbolic expressions that mould and facilitate the transmission of principles. via inscription, landscapes turn into social arenas the place the previous is memorialized, the place own roots, pursuits, and attachments are laid, and the place futures spread. Inscribed Landscapes explores the position of inscription within the social building of position, energy, and identification. Bringing jointly twenty-one students throughout a number of fields - essentially archaeology, anthropology, and geography - it discusses how social codes and hegemonic practices have ended in the creation of specific senses of position, exploring the actual and metaphysical marking of position as a way of getting access to social historical past. significant conceptual topics hyperlink the chapters of this publication: social participation and resistance. Participation comprises inter-relationships among humans and position, the best way inscribed environments and social event intertwine; resistance pertains to the rejection of modes of domination and their inscription within the panorama. the quantity explores those subject matters in 3 components: the 1st makes a speciality of rock-art, the second one on monuments, and the 3rd describes how the actual and metaphysical articulate to inscribe areas with which means.
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