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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
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.
North American Odyssey
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Craig E. Colten, Geoffrey L. Buckley
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-27 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This groundbreaking volume offers a fresh approach to conceptualizing the historical geography of North America by taking a thematic rather than a traditional regional perspective. Leading geographers, building on current scholarship in the field, explore five central themes. Part I explores the settling and resettling of the continent through the
The Modern Landscapes of Ted Smyth
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Rod Barnett, Jacqueline Margetts
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-06 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The modern period in landscape architecture is enjoying the fascinated appreciation of scholars and historians in Europe and the Americas, and new themes, new subjects and new appraisals are appearing. This book contributes to the conversation by focusing on the work of a singular designer who spent his entire career
Landscapes of Memory and Experience
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jan Birksted
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

It has been argued that the history of landscape and of gardens has been marginalized from the mainstream of art history and visual studies because of a lack of engagement with the theories, methods and concepts of these disciplines. This book explores possible ways out of this impasse in such