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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Public space and the ideology of place in American culture.
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2009
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Miles Orvell; Jeffrey L Meikle
|ISBN:||9781441613400 1441613404 9789042028784 9042028785 9789042025745 9042025743|
|Description:||1 online resource (460 pages) : illustrations, maps.|
|Contents:||Introduction / Miles Orvell & Jeffrey L. Meikle --
pt. 1, Public space as symbol. Planning a national pantheon : monuments in Washington, D.C., and the creation of symbolic space / Anna Minta ; How the devil it got there : the politics of form and function in the Smithsonian castle / John F. Sears ; The Museum of Appalachia and the invention of an idyllic past / Torbens Huus Larsen ; Constructing main street : utopia and the imagined past / Miles Orvell ; Pasteboard views : idealizing public space in American postcards, 1931-1953 / Jeffrey L. Meikle --
pt. 2, Contesting public space. Terra incognita in the heart of the city? Montreal and Mount Royal around 1900 / Nadine Klopfer ; Grid, regulation, desire line : contests over civic space in Chicago / Peter B. Hales ; The precarious nature of semi-public space : community garden appeal, complacency, and implications for sustaining user-initiated places / Laura Lawson ; Buy, sell, roam : the airport calculus of retail / Kay F. Edge ; Consuming third place : Starbucks and the illusion of public space / Bryant Simon ; The public space of urban communities / Rickie Sanders --
pt. 3, The mutability of public space. Walking the high line / Eric J. Sandeen ; The search for a democratic architecture : a new sense of space and the reconfiguration of American architecture / Kerstin Schmidt ; Designed space vs. social space : intention and appropriation in an American urban park / Timothy Davis ; Public space transformed : New York's blackouts / David E. Nye ; Air and space / Sarah Luria ; Imagining the interstate : Henry Miller, post-tourism, and the disappearance of American place / Andrew S. Gross ; Writing grounds : ecocriticism, dumping sites, and the place of literature in a posthuman age / Klaus Benesch.
|Series Title:||Architecture, technology, culture, 3.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Miles Orvell & Jeffrey L. Meikle.|