Landscape And Memory by Simon Schama: | ninciclopedia.org: BooksHe first came to public attention with his history of the French Revolution titled Citizens , published in Schama was knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Schama was born in Marylebone , London. In the mids, the family moved to Southend-on-Sea in Essex before moving back to London. He graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Starred First in Schama worked for short periods as a lecturer in history at Cambridge, where he was a Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Christ's College.
Simon Schama-Landscape and Memory-Vintage (1996)
Table of contents. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item It is astonishingly learned, and yet offered with verve, humour and an unflagging sense of delight. He takes us beyond geololgy and vegetation into myth and memory, to unravel the ancient connections which bring mountain, forest and river into our soul. Unclassifiable, inimitable, fascinating, "Landscape and Memory" will inform and haunt, chasten and enrage. It is that rarest of commodities in our cultural marketplace - a work of genuine originality.
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Sim on Scham as Landscape and Memory An extraordinary book. Schamas range o f reference is enormous. Landscape a n d M em ory is a continual delight, learned [and] full o f elegant riffs. Deserves to become a classic. Schama is one o f those rare, imaginative historians who introduce the reader to a kind o f yesteryear they never dreamed existed.