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Ethnic Landscapes of America
Language: en
Pages: 411
Authors: John A. Cross
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-19 - Publisher: Springer

This volume provides a comprehensive catalog of how various ethnic groups in the United States of America have differently shaped their cultural landscape. Author John Cross links an overview of the spatial distributions of many of the ethnic populations of the United States with highly detailed discussions of specific local
Landscapes of the Sacred
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Belden C. Lane, Professor Emeritus Theological Studies Belden C Lane
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: JHU Press

This substantially expanded edition of Belden C. Lane's Landscapes of the Sacred includes a new introductory chapter that offers three new interpretive models for understanding American sacred space. Lane maintains his approach of interspersing shorter and more personal pieces among full-length essays that explore how Native American, early French and
Landscapes of the New West
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Krista Comer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

In the early 1970s, empowered by the civil rights and women's movements, a new group of women writers began speaking to the American public. Their topic, broadly defined, was the postmodern American West. By the mid-1980s, their combined works made for a bona fide literary groundswell in both critical and
Landscapes of a New Cultural Economy of Space
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Theano S. Terkenli, Anne-Marie d'Hauteserre
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-09 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The purpose of the book is to tie together various perspectives, insights and constructions pertaining to contemporary landscapes and landscape representations from different theoretical and methodological positions as well as from diverse geographical and historical contexts in order to elucidate and illustrate processes of cultural transformation inscribed in space. The
Visions of a New Land
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Emma Widdis
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

In 1917 the Bolsheviks proclaimed a world remade. This book shows how Soviet cinema encouraged popular support of state initiatives in the years up to the Second World War, helping to create a new Russian identity & territory, an 'imaginary geography' of Sovietness.