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Animal landscapes: otters and wildfowl in England 1945–1970
The paper considers otter hunting and wildfowling in England between 1945 and 1970, showing how arguments over human conduct in relation to the animal were linked to scientific studies ofExpand
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Sonic geography in a nature region
This paper considers the sonic geography of a region since the late nineteenth century, taking material from the Norfolk Broads, a wetland region in eastern England. This area has been definedExpand
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Regional surveys and local knowledges: the geographical imagination in Britain, 1918-39
This essay considers the 'geographical imagination' in inter-war Britain, focusing on the movement for regional survey inspired by Patrick Geddes. After arguing that this movement and period has beenExpand
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Nature, the Modern and the Mystic: Tales from Early Twentieth Century Geography
This paper explores the relationship between Geography, modernism and nature-mysticism in the early twentieth century through a detailed study of the writings of two geographers, Vaughan Cornish andExpand
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Refiguring Geography: Parish Maps of Common Ground
The Parish Maps Project, initiated by the environment and arts group Common Ground, has raised questions around the social role of mapping and the production of local knowledge. The work andExpand
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Visual culture and geographical citizenship: England in the 1940s
Abstract This paper addresses the place of geography in England in the 1940s in relation to debates over reconstruction. It focuses on the ways in which a particular sense of geographical citizenshipExpand
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Bodies made of grass made of earth made of bodies: organicism, diet, and national health in mid-twentieth-century England.
  • D. Matless
  • History, Medicine
  • Journal of historical geography
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Abstract This paper considers the relationship of diet and national health proposed by organicists in mid twentieth century England. After introducing the theoretical and historical context ofExpand
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Appropriate Geography: Patrick Abercrombie and the Energy of the World
For one notionally held so high in the history of planning, Patrick Abercrombie's work has received meagre detailed attention. Aside from his assured presence in more general texts as the replannerExpand
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