Synopses & Reviews
An extraordinary book that explores how the earth itself has shaped the Western imagination and how, as a result, our interaction with the environment is far richer and more complex than today's doomsayers would have us believe.
About the Author
Simon Schama is Old Dominion Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University. He is the author of Citizens, Dead Certainties and An Embarrassment of Riches. Simon Schama lives in New York with his wife and their two children.