Landscape in Sight: Looking at America

Paperback | March 11, 2000

byJohn Brinckerhoff JacksonEditorHelen Lefkowitz Horowitz

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Focusing not on nature but on landscape -- land shaped by human presence -- Jackson invites us to see the everyday places of the American countryside and city. This appealing anthology, illustrated with Jackson's sketches and photographs, brings together his most famous essays, significant but less well known writings, articles originally published under pseudonyms, a bibliography of his landscape writings, and introductions that place his work in context.

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John Brinckerhoff Jackson invites you to take a new look at the American countryside and city. A delightful anthology of sketches and photographs, Landscape in Sight: Looking at America focuses not on nature but landscape: land shaped by the presence of man. Rediscover American architecture, cemeteries, supermarkets, garages and urban ...

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Focusing not on nature but on landscape -- land shaped by human presence -- Jackson invites us to see the everyday places of the American countryside and city. This appealing anthology, illustrated with Jackson's sketches and photographs, brings together his most famous essays, significant but less well known writings, articles origina...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:440 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:March 11, 2000Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300080743

ISBN - 13:9780300080742

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John Brinckerhoff Jackson invites you to take a new look at the American countryside and city. A delightful anthology of sketches and photographs, Landscape in Sight: Looking at America focuses not on nature but landscape: land shaped by the presence of man. Rediscover American architecture, cemeteries, supermarkets, garages and urban grids. This illustrated cultural geography book collects Jackson’s most renowned essays, important but lesser-known writings, articles originally published under pseudonyms, a bibliography of his landscape writings and introductions that provide a foundation and framework for his work.