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Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food

Edited by: Joshua Zeunert , Tim Waterman

Print publication date:  February  2018
Online publication date:  February  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138125155
eBook ISBN: 9781315647692
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315647692
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Since the turn of the millennium, there has been a burgeoning interest in, and literature of, both landscape studies and food studies. Landscape describes places as relationships and processes. Landscapes create people?s identities and guide their actions and their preferences, while at the same time are shaped by the actions and forces of people. Food, as currency, medium, and sustenance, is a fundamental part of those landscape relationships.

This volume brings together over fifty contributors from around the world in forty profoundly interdisciplinary chapters. Chapter authors represent an astonishing range of disciplines, from agronomy, anthropology, archaeology, conservation, countryside management, cultural studies, ecology, ethics, geography, heritage studies, landscape architecture, landscape management and planning, literature, urban design and architecture. Both food studies and landscape studies defy comprehension from the perspective of a single discipline, and thus such a range is both necessary and enriching.

The Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food is intended as a first port of call for scholars and researchers seeking to undertake new work at the many intersections of landscape and food. Each chapter provides an authoritative overview, a broad range of pertinent readings and references, and seeks to identify areas where new research is needed?though these may also be identified in the many fertile areas in which subjects and chapters overlap within the book.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Transformation of the landscape Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The shaping of food landscapes from the Neolithic to Industrial period Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Aboriginal culture and food-landscape relationships in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Archaeology, history, and urban food security Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Foraging Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Venison from the Bavarian forests Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Sustaining Russian Old Believers Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Food production and the village under state socialism Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Shifts in agriculture praxis Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Alternative agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Seascapes Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Dimensions of urban agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Mediterranean urban agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Peri-urban food production as means towards urban food security and increased urban resilience Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Peri-urban agriculture in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Challenges in agricultural sustainability and resilience Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Conservation and ecology Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Food systems and climate change Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Investing in water management in rural and urban landscapes to achieve and sustain global food security Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Food security, landscape, urban change, and poverty in the developing world Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Connecting landscapes and food in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Urban Agriculture in Bogotá’s informal settlements Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Rural-urban food and nutrient dynamics and nutrient recovery from waste in developing countries Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Ethics of agricultural landscapes and food production Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The new food insecurity Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Food-sensitive urban planning Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Food, landscape, and urban design Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Eating the commons landscape Download PDF
Chapter  29:  From the agora to the modern marketplace Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Allotments and community gardens Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Food sovereignty Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Landscape and the politics of food justice Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Grassroots activism, agroecology, and the food and farming movement Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Taste, foodways, and everyday life Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Food and landscape tourism Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Terroir Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Using the senses to write food culture and landscape Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Queer space and productive landscapes Download PDF
Chapter  39:  The cultural and spiritual aspects of growing edible plants Download PDF
Chapter  40:  utopia landscape food utopia Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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