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Gender and Colonial Space$
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Sara Mills

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780719053351

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.001.0001

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Knowing and viewing landscape

Knowing and viewing landscape

(p.71) 3 Knowing and viewing landscape
Gender and Colonial Space

Sara Mills

Manchester University Press

This chapter centres on the way that landscape can be viewed within the colonial context. It studies the viewing positions that are created for travellers within the colonial context. It also analyses the components of certain aesthetic positions, such as the sublime and the picturesque, and relates these to the positions of power that were assumed by views of the landscape within the colonial context.

Keywords:   landscape, viewing positions, aesthetic positions, positions of power

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