Technologies of Landscape

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Technologies of Landscape: From Reaping to Recycling. Edited by David E. Nye. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999. Pp.ix+292. $50/$16.95.

Summary

Contents:

INTRODUCTION: Technologies of Landscape (David E. Nye)

EPHEMERAL LANDSCAPES

1. Agricultural Technology and the Ephemeral Landscape (Paul Brassley)

2. Journey into Space: Interpretations of Landscape in Contemporary Art (James Dickinson)

INVENTING LANDSCAPES

3. Abandoning Paradise: The Western Pictorial Paradigm Shift around 1420 (Jacob Wamberg)

4. The Employment of the Word: Writing, Topography, and Colonial Landscapes (Tedeusz Rachwal)

5.

Commentary

Roger D. Connor, Spring , 2012

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