1.5 Summary of Section 1
In this section on landscape history you have seen how past efforts to record and understand the environment resulted in cultural products historians can use for evidence today. You have also learned how some traditional cultural practices such as walking the landscape formed part of new academic understanding and knowledge construction. You now understand how historians work within traditions of scholarliness and also broader cultural traditions, to develop new history knowledge.
In the next section you will see how historians can be inspired by objects and how their research is focused on particular time periods.