By Matthew Johnson
Rules of panorama discusses the present idea and perform of panorama archaeology and provides another schedule for panorama archaeology that maps extra heavily onto the proven empirical strengths of panorama learn and has extra modern relevance.
* the 1st historic evaluate of a serious interval in archaeology
* Takes as its concentration the so-called English panorama culture -- the ideological underpinnings of which come from English Romanticism, through the effect of the "father of panorama history": W. G. Hoskins
* Argues that the strengths and weaknesses of panorama archaeology should be traced again to the underlying theoretical discontents of Romanticism
* bargains an alternate schedule for panorama archaeology that maps extra heavily onto the verified empirical strengths of panorama research and has extra modern relevance
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At the same time, his books, most notably The Making of the English Landscape, and subsequent radio and television contributions, had a tremendous impact on the public consciousness of the historic landscape. As a result, Hoskins’s approach and theme have become implicit within much of the current sweep of landscape studies even if his name is not explicitly mentioned. 1 W. G. Hoskins towards the end of his career, ﬁlming for the television series English Landscapes (University of Leicester) for poets make the best topographers” (1955:17), and both here and elsewhere in his work quotes extensively from it (1955:203–4; 1983:177– 8).
Jerusalem was always at their centre, but they were not simply primitive distortions of geographical “reality” (Harvey 1996). Much of this cartographic knowledge was bound up with religious experience, the world being God’s creation; thus the three continents of Europe, Asia, and Africa were often placed in geometrical harmony and symmetry around the Holy Land. Renaissance Landscapes Historical geographers, most notably Denis Cosgrove (1984), have argued cogently that the rise of “modern” views of landscape is bound up with the ideas and attitudes that were part and parcel of the Renaissance, however that historical period is deﬁned.
I pored over the one-inch [Ordnance Survey] map for hours, trying to read it like a document written in a foreign language, but I got nowhere with it . .
Ideas of Landscape by Matthew Johnson