The Resource Washed with sun : landscape and the making of white South Africa, Jeremy Foster

Washed with sun : landscape and the making of white South Africa, Jeremy Foster

Label
Washed with sun : landscape and the making of white South Africa
Title
Washed with sun
Title remainder
landscape and the making of white South Africa
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Foster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
South Africa is recognized as a site of both political turmoil and natural beauty, and yet little work has been done in connecting these defining national characteristics. Washed with Sun achieves this conjunction in its multidisciplinary study of South Africa as a space at once natural and constructed. Weaving together practical, aesthetic, and ideological analyses, Jeremy Foster examines the role of landscape in forming the cultural iconographies and spatialities that shaped the imaginary geography of emerging nationhood. Looking in particular at the years following the British victory in
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
700.968
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
NX653.S66
LC item number
F67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Washed with sun : landscape and the making of white South Africa, Jeremy Foster
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-326) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: landscape, character, and analogical imagination -- From imperialism to nationalism: South Africanism and the politics of white nationhood -- Visual representation, discursive landscape, and "a simple life in a genial climate" -- Between corporeality and representation: theoretical and methodological excursus -- Baden-Powell and the Siege of Mafeking: the enactment of mythical place -- John Buchan's Hesperides: the aesthetics of improvement on the highveld -- Prospect, materiality, and the horizons of potentiality on Parktown Ridge -- Mrs. Everard's lonely career: the Komati Valley and the depiction of nostalgic displacement -- Modernity, memory, and the South African railways: the iconography of emptiness -- The life and afterlife of a contrapuntal subjectivity
Control code
ocn756610547
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 336 pages, [24] pages of plates)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822980353
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6zcxfj
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32177483
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)756610547
  • pebcs0822980355
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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