By Thomas Lekan,Thomas Zeller
Now for the 1st time, a survey of the country's average and cultural landscapes comes in one quantity. Essays by means of top students of heritage, geography, and the social sciences circulate past the golf green flow to discover the long-lasting but ever-changing cultural styles, social associations, and geographic components that experience sustained Germany's dating to its land.
Unlike the yank environmental circulation, that's nonetheless ruled by way of debates approximately desolate tract conservation and the retention of untouched areas, discussions of the German panorama have lengthy famous human influence as a part of the "natural order." Drawing on a number of websites as examples, together with forests, waterways, the Autobahn, and typical historical past museums, the essays display how environmental debates in Germany have often founded at the top how one can harmonize human priorities and natural order, instead of on makes an attempt to reify barren region as a spot to flee from business society.
Germany's Nature is key studying for college students and pros operating within the fields of environmental stories, ecu background, and the historical past of technological know-how and technology.
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