0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Riverlands of the Anthropocene: Walking Our Waterways as Places of Becoming by Margaret Somerville

This is an invitation to readers to ponder universal questions about human relations with rivers and water for the precarious times of the Anthropocene. The book asks how humans can learn through sensory embodied encounters with local waterways that shape the architecture of cities and make global connections with environments everywhere.

The book considers human becomings with urban waterways to address some of the major conceptual challenges of the Anthropocene, through stories of trauma and healing, environmental activism, and encounters with the living beings that inhabit waterways. Its unique contribution is to bring together Australian Aboriginal knowledges with contemporary western, new materialist, posthuman and Deleuzean philosophies, foregrounding how visual, creative and artistic forms can assist us in thinking beyond the constraints of western thought to enable other modes of being and knowing the world for an unpredictable future.

Riverlands of the Anthropocene will be of particular interest to those studying the Anthropocene through the lenses of environmental humanities, environmental education, philosophy, ecofeminism and cultural studies.

Buy Riverlands of the Anthropocene: Walking Our Waterways as Places of Becoming by Margaret Somerville from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780367497835
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Riverlands of the Anthropocene: Walking Our Waterways as Places of Becoming by Margaret Somerville

Book Reviews - Riverlands of the Anthropocene: Walking Our Waterways as Places of Becoming by Margaret Somerville

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Riverlands of the Anthropocene: Walking Our Waterways as Places of Becoming book by Margaret Somerville and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.