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By Penny Richards;Iain Robertson

Learning Cultural Landscapes combines a set of full of life and interesting essays overlaying the symbolic examining of a large choice of landscapes. It deals historic, cultural, political, visible and poetic views, providing analyses of panorama kinds from the agricultural to the celluloid. crucial examining for any pupil of cultural geography, in addition to scholars taking comparable interdisciplinary matters, who wish to discover the a number of that means of panorama.

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Of the bank unexpected sight of a blaze of Chinese decoration. This is the Chinese Bank. The Architect has attempted here the boldest scheme of decoration ever tried in a modern building . . [whilst] the design, both i and in its details, is entirely new, one feels the influence of the best traditions of fourteenth century Chinese art in this gorgeous Oriental decoration of a Hall of twentieth century Western construction. (HSBCa, 72) Passing through the Chinese Bank, the Compradore's outer office was reached where: .

The Holocaust depopulated the central European lands of the Jews who once lived there, and shrouded that landscape in sorrow and nostalgia for the survivors and their descendants. The establishment of the State of Israel has, for some, made the mythic and the actual homelands 16 Studying Cultural Landscapes into one tangible place. However, this place remains problematic, fraught with border tensions and violence, and the processes of secularisation and assimilation typical of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have also altered the particularity of Jewish encounters with land and home.

Whilst] the design, both i and in its details, is entirely new, one feels the influence of the best traditions of fourteenth century Chinese art in this gorgeous Oriental decoration of a Hall of twentieth century Western construction. (HSBCa, 72) Passing through the Chinese Bank, the Compradore's outer office was reached where: . . one's joy sobers to smiles of appreciation of the intricacy of the gilded ornament of the beams, the gold, and red and black . to the Compradore's private room.

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