European Union subsidies

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Trees and field on the island of Fyn, Denmark

The European Union offers people financial support for keeping a region's typical trees in their fields, in order to maintain traditional landscapes. Is this theming? Most likely these items from a once more pervasive landscape are integrated into ongoing life in a way that provides a sense of historical density rather than of theming. The result could be theming, but only if the everyday life of the region ignored the relics, or treated them as references to a landscape unity perceived as "past" and separated from today's life.