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The Interpretation of ordinary landscapes : geographical essays / D.W. Meinig, editor ; J.B. Jackson [and others].

; Jackson, John Brinckerhoff, 1909-1996
New York : Oxford University Press, 1979.
ISBN 0195025369, 9780195025361

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Other Authors Jackson, John Brinckerhoff, 1909-1996.
Meinig, D. W. 1924-
Subjects Landscape assessment.
Description viii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes index.
Seven of the nine essays derive from a special series of lectures presented at Syracuse University.
Contents 1. Fundamentals: Axioms for reading the landscape: some guides to the American scene / Peirce F. Lewis -- The beholding eye: ten versions of the same scene / D.W. Meing -- 2. Explorations: The biography of landscape: cause and culpability / Marwyn S. Samuels -- Thought and landscape: the eye and the mind's eye / Yi-Fu Tuan -- Age and artifact: dilemmas of appreciation / David Lowenthal -- The landscape of home: myth, experience, social meaning / David E. Sopher -- 3. American expressions: The order of a landscape: reason and religion in Newtonian America / J.B. Jackson -- Symbolic landscapes: models of American community / D.W. Meing -- 4. Teachers: Reading the landscape: an appreciation of W.G. Hoskins and J.B. Jackson / D.W. Meing.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Other Identifiers 3498995 BNLS
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4504491
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