Pastoralism is a “fundamental subsistence pattern that dates back over 10,000 years to the global warming that ended the Pleistocene Epoch” (Little 2015, 337). The map below shows the development of pastoralism as an agricultural system around the world, expanding to
Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in Scotland
A Twitter thread of resources on climate change, focused on Scotland but applicable worldwide (click on the image below to get the whole thread in Twitter). By David Harkin, Historic Environment Scotland.
Garten Ordnung, 1597, Johannes Peschel
darinnen ordentliche Warhaftige Beschreibung, wie man aus rechtem grund der Geometria einen nützlichen und zierlichen Garten … anrichten sol, etc.
Online Resources for Historic Maps
Medieval map shows changing concept of people, cultures and “races”
A recent BBC video explores the significance of the Mappa Mundi at Hereford Cathedral, United Kingdom … The Mappa Mundi at Hereford was created about 1300CE – 700 years ago – as a reflection of the Europeans understanding of the