The American Landscape / Edition 1

The American Landscape / Edition 1

by Stephen F. Mills
     
 

This book explores the changing face of the American environment, tracing the way in which the American landscape—Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, the Manhattan skyline—has come about, and how these changes have been reflected upon, painted, and turned into movie images.See more details below

Overview

This book explores the changing face of the American environment, tracing the way in which the American landscape—Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, the Manhattan skyline—has come about, and how these changes have been reflected upon, painted, and turned into movie images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853311796
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
12/17/1997
Series:
BAAS Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: America the Place1
1The Physical Environment13
2Cultural Landscapes: The Imperial Legacy25
3Cultural Landscapes of the West45
4Landscape Painting56
5Interpreting Landscape Images71
6Studying the Urban Landscape94
7Theme Parks and Heritage Landscapes101
Conclusion: American Studies and the American Landscape117
Suggestions for Further Reading122
Index143

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