Search for dissertations about: "cultural landscape"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 swedish dissertations containing the words cultural landscape.

  1. 1. Negotiating Wilderness in a Cultural Landscape : Predators and Saami Reindeer Herding in the Laponian World Heritage Area

    Author : Åsa Nilsson Dahlström; Hugh Beach; Robert Paine; Åsa Dahlström Nilsson; Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : The UNESCO appointment of the Laponian World Heritage Area in 1996 meant that Sweden accepted the assignment of protecting both the cultural and natural values of this area for all mankind and all generations to come. Located in northern Sweden, Laponia had previously been protected for its natural values only, but the 1996 appointment determined that the local Saami reindeer herding culture should also be preserved. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lost in Transformation : A critical study of two South African museums

    Author : Cecilia Rodéhn; Juliette Leeb du toit; Ciraj Rassool; Sabine Marshall; University of KwaZulu-Natal; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; South Africa; museum; exhibition; collection; apartheid; the transformation; democracy; space; place; time; Cultural heritage and cultural production; Kulturarv och kulturproduktion; History; Historia; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi; Ethnicity; Etnicitet; African and comparative archaelogy; Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi; Historia; History; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Etnologi; Ethnology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation Transformation, as understood in South Africa, is investigated in the ‘Natal Museum’ and the ‘Msunduzi Museum Incorporating the Voortrekker Complex’ in terms of socio-political structures, the museum as a place, its collections and displays. I have emphasised the ethnographical perspective and analysed it by using key concepts such as new museology, time, space and place. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fabriken som kulturarv : Frågan om industrilandskapets bevarande i Norrköping 1950-1985

    Author : Annika Alzén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial heritage; industrial history; industrial archaeology; cultural heritage; preservation; conservation; gräv dar du står-rörelsen the digging movement ; Norrkoping; industrial landscape; the Museum of Work; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertstion deals with the interest on preserving the heritage from the industrial society which arouse in Sweden during the 1970s.The remains from the industrial scoiety initially had difficulties in asserting themselves as objects of value, due to a number of inhibiting factors which excluded industry as a cultural heritage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing Landscapes and Persistent Places : An Exploration of the Bjäre Peninsula

    Author : Jenny Nord; Arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; European landscape convention; Bronze Age landscape; landscape archaeology; historic landscape characterisation; place and space; landscape memories; rock-carvings; cupmarks; mortuary monuments; burial mounds; burial cairns; stonesettings; communication; chronology; management issues; cultural biography; intangible values; long term stability; long term change;

    Abstract : Changing Landscapes and Persistent Places is a study of the cultural landscape on the Bjäre peninsula in northwest Skåne. The many Bronze Age remains that give the landscape its distinctive character are the starting point for an attempt to increase our understanding of the historical depth of today’s landscape. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the complexity of dealing with introduced plants as cultural heritage : a historical multidisciplinary study of plants introduced to Norway from 1750 to 1900, exemplified with Abies alba Mill. (European silver fir) as a case species

    Author : Ulrika Ridbäck; Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; plants; flora; Norway; European silver fir; Abies alba; plant introduction; history; landscape management;

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