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A sense of place, a sense of time

A sense of place, a sense of time

Author: John Brinckerhoff Jackson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1994]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this volume the author takes the reader on a tour of the American landscapes past and present, showing how surroundings reflect important changes in the culture of America.

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Genre/Form: Descripciones y viajes
Usos y costumbres
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Brinckerhoff Jackson
ISBN: 9780300063974 0300063970 0300060025 9780300060027
OCLC Number: 861663228
Description: IX, 212 p. : il ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1 Southwest: seeing New Mexico; Pueblo dwellings and our own; church or plaza; mobile home on the range. Part 2 Environment: beyond wilderness; the past and future park; in favour of trees; anthophobia. Part 3 Towns and cars: the accessible landscape; the garage as workplace; looking into automobiles; truck city; the timing of towns.
Responsibility: John Birnckerhoff Jackson.
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"Mr. Jackson is at all times acutely observant and down to earth. This is one of the most interesting essay collections I have read in years, and it deserves a wide audience."-Terry Teachout, Wall Read more...

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