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Space in America : theory, history, culture

Author: Klaus Benesch; Kerstin Schmidt
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2005.
Series: Architecture, technology, culture, 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America's sense of space has always been tied to what Hayden White called the "narrativization" of real events. If the awe-inspiring manifestations of nature in America (Niagara Falls, Virginia's Natural Bridge, the Grand Canyon, etc.) were often used as a foil for projecting utopian visions and idealizations of the nation's exceptional place among the nations of the world, the rapid technological progress and its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Space in America.
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2005
(OCoLC)61386703
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Benesch; Kerstin Schmidt
ISBN: 1423785940 9781423785941 9042018763 9789042018761 9789401202398 9401202397
OCLC Number: 70321097
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (588 pages, [52] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Concepts of Space in American Culture: An Introduction; Theory; Landscape / Nature; Technoscape / Architecture / Urban Utopia; Literature; Performance / Film / Visual Arts; Contributors.
Series Title: Architecture, technology, culture, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Klaus Benesch and Kerstin Schmidt.

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Literature and Culture; Aesthetics; American Studies; and Media Studies.  Read more...

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