Search for dissertations about: "wilderness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word wilderness.

  1. 1. Becoming Wilderness a topological study of Tarangire, Northern Tanzania 1890-2004

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Camilla Årlin; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tanzania; Tarangire National Park; game reserve; topology; political ecology; landscape; tsetse; Mbugwe; Gorowa; conservation; man-animal networks; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Based on field and archival research, Becoming Wilderness analyses the fluid constructs of game preservation and their affect within networks and landscapes to the west of Tarangire National Park, Northern Tanzania from the late 19th Century until the present. The initial query of this thesis is how and why Tarangire comes to be separated as different from its surrounding (on the map and within policy) and what this has entailed for what is ‘within’ and ‘outside’. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Åsa Nilsson Dahlstrom; Hugh Beach; Robert Paine; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    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

  3. 3. Wild Landscapes : The Cultural Nature of Swedish National Parks

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Tom Mels; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; national park; landscape; space; reinvention; performance; representation; wilderness; Social geography; imagery; nature; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : Since their emergence in the late 19th century, national park spaces have been perceived as articulations of untouched nature or wild landscape beyond society. Yet no understanding of national parks can do without the recognition that they exist in historical spaces created, institutionalised and prepared for them by cultural practices and modes of representation. READ MORE

  4. 4. A synchronic approach to the Serek ha-Yahad (1QS) from text to social and cultural context

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kamilla Skarström Hinojosa; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis; 1QS; Serek ha-Yahad; Serekh; Yahad; Text linguistics; synchronic; Qumran; Dead Sea Scrolls; Rule texts; René Girard; Scapegoat; social context; cultural context; Hebrew; Second Temple; hierarchy; mimetic violence; discourse analysis; discourse; serek; serekh; covenant; truth; falsehood; text; Micah 6:8; wilderness; community; messianic; law; atone; judge; intertextuality; allusions; quote; echo; intertext; apocalyptic; Hebrew bible.; Qumran René Girard Mimetisk teori 1QS Dödahavsrullarna Samfundsregeln Syndabock Hebreiska; Qumran-församlingen; Qumran community;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the social and cultural contexts of 1QS (Serek ha-Yahad) by means of a textual study. The analysis of the text is performed in a synchronic perspective. This means that lexical choices, grammatical forms, references, topics, themes, and intertextuality are analyzed text-internally. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tourism attractions and land use interactions Case studies from protected areas in the Swedish mountain region

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of human geography

    Author : Sandra Wall Reinius; Mittuniversitetet.; Mittuniversitetet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; nature-based tourism; impacts; management; wilderness; reindeer;

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