The Body of Nature and Culture by R. GiblettThe Body of Nature and Culture by R. Giblett

The Body of Nature and Culture

byR. Giblett

Hardcover | October 14, 2008

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This book explores the relationship of human bodies with natural and cultural environments, arguing that these categories are linked and intertwined. It argues for an environmentally sustainable and healthy relationship between the body and the earth.
ROD GIBLETT is Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, School of Communications and Contemporary Arts, Edith Cowan University, Australia. He is the author of Postmodern Wetlands: Culture, History, Ecology; Living with the Earth: Mastery to Mutuality; Forrestdale: People and Place; Health Recovery: The Taoist Tai Chi Way and Sub...
Title:The Body of Nature and CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 10.98 × 8.27 × 0 inPublished:October 14, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230222730

ISBN - 13:9780230222731


Table of Contents

Where Land and Body Meet: Body Culture and Nature
Machine Body of Modern Western Medicine
Battlefield Body in Illness Narratives
Grotesque Body of the Lower Strata
Monstrous Body of the Slimy Depths
Fascist Body of the War-machine
Writing on the Surface of the Textual Body
Sporting Body Imprisoned in the Time-machine
Cyborg: The Body-machine of the Civilian-soldier
Taoist Body of the Earth
Healthy Land, Healthy Body: State of the Environment, State of Health