Swing time: on children, peat bogs, and pendulums

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This contribution is part of a special issue, comprising an essay by Tim Ingold (“From Science to Art and Back Again: the Pendulum of an Anthropologist”) and nine invited responses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-252
Number of pages16
JournalInterdisciplinary Science Reviews
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Oct 2 2018

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
. Bogs as a focal point of conservation debates, fuelled in part by the efforts of the Irish Peatland Conservation Council, a privately funded body, established in 1982, which has campaigned for the preservation of Ireland’s remaining bogs as nature reserves.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2018, © 2018 Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining Published by Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Institute.


  • anthropology
  • childhood
  • imagination
  • landscape and environment
  • science and art
  • Tim Ingold


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