A Sense of Place, a Sense of Time / Edition 1

A Sense of Place, a Sense of Time / Edition 1

by John Brinckerhoff Jackson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300063970

ISBN-13: 9780300063974

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300063974
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,201,461
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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