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Mountain nature and culture by Veronica Della Dora

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mountains,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Mountain ecology,
  • Mountains in art

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This book explores the ways mountains have functioned spiritually as a boundary between life and death, a bridge between the earth and the heavens. Interlacing science, culture, and religion, it sketches the mountain as a geological phenomenon that has profoundly influenced and been influenced by the human imagination, shaping our environmental consciousness and helping us understand our--quite small indeed--place in the world. It also explores their significance as objects of human feats, as prizes of adventure and sport, and as places of serene beauty for vacationers. Magnificently illustrated and showcasing famous peaks from all around the world, this book offers a fascinating dual portrait of these giants in nature and culture.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-248) and index.

StatementVeronica della Dora
SeriesEarth series, Earth series (Reaktion Books (Firm))
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB501.2 .D45 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination264 pages
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26928413M
ISBN 101780236476
ISBN 109781780236476
OCLC/WorldCa944087525

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