A brief history of landscape research

Authored by: Marc Antrop

The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  February  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415684606
eBook ISBN: 9780203096925
Adobe ISBN: 9781136220609


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The history of what we now call landscape research followed many different paths and several important conceptual changes occurred. To understand this we must consider the multiple meanings the word ‘landscape’ has, as well as the context of society and technology. As the roots of the word ‘landscape’ are found in Western Europe, the perspective of this review will start there.

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