Landscape in Sight Looking at America

ISBN-10: 0300080743

ISBN-13: 9780300080742

Edition: 1999

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This anthology of Jackson's most important writings on the American landscape brings together Jackson's most famous essays, significant but less well known writings, and articles that were originally published unsigned or under various pseudonyms.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

J. B. Jackson and the Discovery of the American Landscape
Editor's Note
Editor's Acknowledgments
Places for Fun and Games
The Stranger's Path
The Almost Perfect Town
Chihuahua as We Might Have Been
Looking at New Mexico
The Accessible Landscape
The Westward-Moving House
Ghosts at the Door
The Domestication of the Garage
The Virginia Heritage: Fencing, Farming, and Cattle Raising
The Nineteenth-Century Rural Landscape: The Courthouse, the Small College, the Mineral Springs, and the Country Store
Excerpt from American Space: The Centennial Years
High Plains
From Monument to Place
Jefferson, Thoreau, and After
Other-Directed Houses
The Abstract World of the Hot-Rodder
The Movable Dwelling and How It Came to America
An Engineered Environment
The Vernacular City
Roads Belong in the Landscape (abridged)
Truck City
Review of Built in U.S.A. (H. G. West)
Living Outdoors with Mrs. Panther (Ajax)
Hail and Farewell
Southeast to Turkey
From "Whither Architecture? Some Outside Views"
The Word Itself
By Way of Conclusion: How to Study the Landscape
The Tale of a House (Ajax)
Notes and Comments
To Pity the Plumage and Forget the Dying Bird
"Sterile" Restorations Cannot Replace a Sense of the Stream of Time
Permissions
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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