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Heights of Reflection: Mountains in the German Imagination from the Middle Ages to the Twenty-First Century

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Mountains have always stirred the human imagination, playing a crucial role in the cultural evolution of peoples around the globe and becoming infused with meaning in the process. Beyond their geographical-geological significance, mountains affect the topography of the mind, whether as objects of peril or attraction, of spiritual enlightenment or existential fulfillment, of philosophical contemplation or aesthetic inspiration. This volume challenges the oversimplified assumption that human interaction with mountains is a ...

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1571139877

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9781571139870

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Heights of Reflection: Mountains in the German Imagination from the Middle Ages to the Twenty-First Century
2017, Camden House (NY), Rochester

ISBN-13: 9781571139870

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Heights of Reflection: Mountains in the German Imagination from the Middle Ages to the Twenty-First Century
2012, Camden House (NY), Rochester

ISBN-13: 9781571135025

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