The Wetland Book pp 1421-1424 | Cite as

The Arts and Wetlands

  • Peter Howard
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Wetlands play significant roles in the arts, both in formal and informal senses, throughout the world. This brief chapter explores their many, longstanding roles within British culture. Despite the UK focus, many of the principles discussed have wider geographical and cultural relevance.


Formal Informal British culture Cultural relevance Landscape pictures Artistic relationships Dreary landscapes Somerset levels Lincolnshire 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bournemouth UniversityBournemouthUK

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