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American Landscape

American Landscape - 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-1853311796

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ISBN13: 978-1853311796
ISBN10: 1853311790
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Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Keele University Press
Published: 1997
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American Landscape - 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-1853311796

Stephen F. Mills

ISBN13: 978-1853311796
ISBN10: 1853311790
Cover type:
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Keele University Press
Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

How have images of American landscape--Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, the Manhattan skyline--come to be as well known as they are? This book explores the changing face of the American environment, tracing the way in which the present array of forests and farms, parks and highways, cities and suburbs has come about, and how these changes have been reflected upon, painted, and turned into movie images.

Author Bio

Mills, Stephen F. : Keele University

Stephen F. Mills is lecturer in American studies at Keele University.

Table of Contents

1. The Physical Environment
2. Cultural Landscapes: The Imperial Legacy
3. Cultural Landscapes of the West
4. Landscape Painting
5. Interpreting Landscape Images
6. Studying the Urban Landscape
7. Theme Parks and Heritage Landscapes
Conclusion: American Studies and the American Landscape
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index.

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