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The Binary Relationship of Sea and Land

  • Christer Westerdahl
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Part of the When the Land Meets the Sea book series (ACUA, volume 2)

Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to give a brief outline and hypothesis regarding human cognition at sea and at the shore. It is supposed that these perceptions are intimately connected with maritime culture, even in the far distant past. The components and categories of littoral cognition may vary, but the basic feature of a binary relationship between sea and land remains.

Keywords

Binary Relationship Land Animal Liminal Space Whale Bone Liminal State 
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