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Discovering the vernacular landscape

Author: John Brinckerhoff Jackson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1984] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Brinckerhoff Jackson
ISBN: 0300031386 9780300031386 0300035810 9780300035810
OCLC Number: 10122618
Description: xii, 165 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The word itself --
A pair of ideal landscapes --
A puritan looks at scenery --
Agrophilia, or the love of horizontal spaces --
Country towns for a new part of the country --
Vernacular --
The movable dwelling and how it came to America --
Stone and its substitutes --
Craftsman style and technostyle --
The origin of parks --
Landscape as seen by the military --
A vision of new fields --
Concluding with landscapes.
Responsibility: John Brinckerhoff Jackson.
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