Philadelphia S Cultural Landscape

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Katharine Martinez | Publisher : Temple University Press

ISBN 10 : 156639791X
ISBN 13 : 9781566397919

In their day, from 1830 to 1930, the Sartain family of Philadelphia were widely admired as printmakers, painters, art administrators and educators. This collection of essays examin..

Epic In American Culture

Pub Date : 2012-04-05 | Author : Christopher N. Phillips | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421405278
ISBN 13 : 142140527X

Rigorous archival research, careful readings, and long chronologies of genre define this magisterial work, making it an invaluable resource for scholars of American studies, Americ..

New Cultural Landscapes

Pub Date : 2014-01-21 | Author : Maggie Roe | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317963714
ISBN 13 : 1317963717

While historical and protected landscapes have been well studied for years, the cultural significance of ordinary landscapes is now increasingly recognised. This groundbreaking boo..

Preserving Cultural Landscapes In America

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Robert Melnick | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 0801862639
ISBN 13 : 9780801862632

Historic preservation efforts began with an emphasis on buildings, especially those associated with significant individuals, places, or events. Subsequent efforts were expanded to ..

The Arts And Culture Of The American Civil War

Pub Date : 2016-11-18 | Author : James A. Davis | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781315438238
ISBN 13 : 1315438232

In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: "Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came ..

Waterways And The Cultural Landscape

Pub Date : 2017-09-11 | Author : Francesco Vallerani | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781315398440
ISBN 13 : 1315398443

Water control and management have been fundamental to the building of human civilisation. In Europe, the regulation of major rivers, the digging of canals and the wetland reclamati..