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This chapter argues that paying attention to the weather and its associated processes of geological, biological, and social weathering can destabilize knowledge traditions that insist on dichotomies. Looking to specific histories and current conditions in Guyana and Suriname, this chapter shows how notions of weathering can accommodate a wide range of referents, ranging from the weathering of rock to socio-political and historical afterlives of violent colonial displacements.
Keywords: Atmosphere; Geography; Climate Change; Guiana Shield; Forests; Weathering
Title
Weathering Weather
Subtitle
Atmospheric Geographies of the Guiana Shield
Author(s)
Yolanda Ariadne Collins
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This chapter argues that paying attention to the weather and its associated processes of geological, biological, and social weathering can destabilize knowledge traditions that insist on dichotomies. Looking to specific histories and current conditions in Guyana and Suriname, this chapter shows how notions of weathering can accommodate a wide range of referents, ranging from the weathering of rock to socio-political and historical afterlives of violent colonial displacements.
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Place
Berlin
Publisher
ICI Berlin Press
Date
2020
Subject
Atmosphere
Geography
Climate Change
Guiana Shield
Forests
Weathering
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Language
en-GB
short title
Weathering Weather
page start
181
page end
205
Source
Weathering: Ecologies of Exposure, ed. by Christoph F. E. Holzhey and Arnd Wedemeyer, Cultural Inquiry, 17 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2020), pp. 181–205
Bibliographic Citation
Yolanda Ariadne Collins, ‘Weathering Weather: Atmospheric Geographies of the Guiana Shield’, in Weathering: Ecologies of Exposure, ed. by Christoph F. E. Holzhey and Arnd Wedemeyer, Cultural Inquiry, 17 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2020), pp. 181–205 <https://doi.org/10.37050/ci-17_09>

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Cite as: Yolanda Ariadne Collins, ‘Weathering Weather: Atmospheric Geographies of the Guiana Shield’, in Weathering: Ecologies of Exposure, ed. by Christoph F. E. Holzhey and Arnd Wedemeyer, Cultural Inquiry, 17 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2020), pp. 181–205 <https://doi.org/10.37050/ci-17_09>
Yolanda Ariadne Collins, ‘Weathering Weather: Atmospheric Geographies of the Guiana Shield’, in Weathering: Ecologies of Exposure, ed. by Christoph F. E. Holzhey and Arnd Wedemeyer, Cultural Inquiry, 17 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2020), pp. 181-205 <https://doi.org/10.37050/ci-17_09>

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