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Title Soil and culture / Edward R. Landa, Christian Feller, editors ; with preface by Philippe Descola.
Imprint Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2010.

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Subject Soils -- Social aspects.
Soils in art.
Agriculture -- Social aspects.
Soil.
Art.
Agriculture.
Culture.
Alt Name Landa, Edward.
Feller, Christian.
Descola, Philippe.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 488 pages, 36 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. I. Soil and the visual arts -- pt. II. Under my foot : soil presence and perspectives in the work of four contemporary visual artists -- pt. III. Soil and soul : literature and philosophy -- pt. IV. Perspectives on soil by indigenous and ancient cultures -- pt. V. Soil and health -- pt. VI. Soil : the dark side and the light side.
Summary This book explores the perception of soil in ancient, traditional, and modern societies. It looks at the visual arts, prose & poetry, religion, philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, wine production, health & diet, and disease & warfare.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789048129607 (e-book)
9048129605 (e-book)
9789048129591 (cased)
9048129591 (cased)
OCLC # 503000072
Additional Format Print version: Soil and culture. Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2010 9789048129591 (DLC) 2009929636 (OCoLC)499057620


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