Sarah Elkind



The Anti-Landscape

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Edité par Sarah Elkind
Edité par Nye David
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Editions de Boccard

There have always been some uninhabitable places, but in the last century human beings have produced many more of them. These anti-landscapes have proliferated to include the sandy wastes of what was once the Aral Sea, severely polluted irrigated lands, open pit mines, blighted nuclear zones, coastal areas inundated by rising seas, and many others. The Anti-Landscape examines the emergence of such sites, how they have been understood, and how some of them have been recovered for habitation. T ...