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Climate Change and Symbolic Landscape
Author/s: Monica Gilli 
Year:  2013 Issue: 101 Language: Italian 
Pages:  15 Pg. 120-134 FullText PDF:  226 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SUR2013-101010
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Climate changes affect not only the natural landscapes, but also the symbolic landscapes, i.e. those entities that landscape, thanks to countless cultural contributions have become "icons". This paper discusses two components present in many symbolic landscapes - the blanket of ice and perennial snow and water - which proved to be particularly sensitive to these changes, and put forward some hypotheses on social reactions to "degrading" resulting visually.
Keywords: Symbolic Landscape, Water, Icons, Climate Change, Place Identity, Tourism

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Monica Gilli, Climate Change and Symbolic Landscape in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 101/2013, pp. 120-134, DOI:10.3280/SUR2013-101010


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