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What connections can be drawn between oral history and the shopping mall? Gospel music and the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant? William Carlos Williams's Patterson and the Manhattan Project's secret cities? The answers lie in this insightful collection of essays that read and illuminate the American landscape. Through literature and folklore, music and oral history, autobiography, architecture, and photography, eleven leading writers and thinkers explore the dialectic between space and place in modern American life. The result is an eloquent and provocative reminder of the environmental context of events—the deceptively simple fact that events “take place.

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ISBN:
9780877455189
Editor:
Franklin, Wayne
Editor:
Steiner, Michael
Editor:
Franklin, Wayne
Editor:
Steiner, Michael
Author:
Franklin, Wayne
Author:
Steiner, Michael
Publisher:
University of Iowa Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Miscellanea
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
1
Series:
American Land and Life
Publication Date:
19951031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 photos
Pages:
318
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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