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Sense of Place, a Sense of Time - 94 edition

Sense of Place, a Sense of Time (ISBN10: 0300063970; ISBN13: 9780300063974)
ISBN13: 978-0300063974
ISBN10: 0300063970

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0300060027
ISBN10: 0300060025

Summary: J.B. Jackson, a pioneer in the field of landscape studies, here takes us on a tour of American landscapes past and present, showing how our surroundings reflect important changes in our culture. Arguing that our urban environment makes us increasingly concerned with time and movement rather than place and permanence, Jackson examines the new vernacular landscape of trailers, parking lots, roads, and shopping malls and traces the development of dwellings in New Mexico from prehistoric
Pueblo villages to mobile homes.
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Summary: J.B. Jackson, a pioneer in the field of landscape studies, here takes us on a tour of American landscapes past and present, showing how our surroundings reflect important changes in our culture. Arguing that our urban environment makes us increasingly concerned with time and movement rather than place and permanence, Jackson examines the new vernacular landscape of trailers, parking lots, roads, and shopping malls and traces the development of dwellings in New Mexico from prehistoric Pueblo villages to mobile homes. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 94
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Publisher: Yale University Press
Year Published: 1994
International: No



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