By Bruno David, Meredith Wilson

Landscapes worldwide are inscribed with enduring actual marks. Socially developed and engaged, panorama inscriptions (monuments, roads, gardens, rock-art) are foci of social adventure and as such are symbolic expressions that mildew and facilitate the transmission of principles. via inscription, landscapes turn into social arenas the place the earlier is memorialized, the place own roots, goals, and attachments are laid, and the place futures spread. Inscribed Landscapes explores the function of inscription within the social development of position, strength, and identification. Bringing jointly twenty-one students throughout various fields - basically archaeology, anthropology, and geography - it discusses how social codes and hegemonic practices have led to the construction of specific senses of position, exploring the actual and metaphysical marking of position as a way of getting access to social background. significant conceptual subject matters 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 adventure intertwine; resistance pertains to the rejection of modes of domination and their inscription within the panorama. the amount explores those topics in 3 elements: 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 locations with that means.

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