The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky

The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky

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In this invigorating mix of natural history and adventure, artist-naturalist Ellen Meloy uses turquoise—the color and the gem—to probe deeper into our profound human attachment to landscape.

From the Sierra Nevada, the Mojave Desert, the Yucatan Peninsula, and the Bahamas to her home ground on the high plateaus and deep canyons of the Southwest, we journey with Meloy through vistas of both great beauty and great desecration. Her keen vision makes us look anew… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (November 26, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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