Chapter 30. Cultural Landscapes in the Wet Tropics

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member2 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor3
  1. Sandra Pannell

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch30

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

Pannell, S. (2008) Cultural Landscapes in the Wet Tropics, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 3

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. Discipline of Anthropology and Archaeology, School of Arts and Social Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321



  • cultural landscapes in the wet tropics;
  • tribal and linguistic landscapes;
  • cosmological landscapes;
  • archaeological landscapes;
  • rainforest hunter-gatherer landscapes;
  • cross-cultural landscapes;
  • legal and rhetorical landscapes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What are cultural landscapes?

  • Tribal and linguistic landscapes

  • Cosmological landscapes

  • Archaeological landscapes

  • Rainforest hunter-gatherer landscapes

  • Cultural itineraries

  • Colonized landscapes

  • Cross-cultural landscapes

  • Legal and rhetorical landscapes

  • Landscapes of ideas: conclusions, implications and considerations for management

  • Notes

  • References