❮Read❯ ➪ The View from a Small Mountain: Reading the American Landscape Author Suzannah Lessard – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk A visionary look at America s history and future, through the lens of its landscape and architecture Moving from agrarian times to the Industrial Age to the Digital Age, Lessard investigates our most A visionary look at America s history from a ePUB ☆ and future, through the lens of its landscape and architecture Moving from agrarian times to the Industrial Age to the Digital Age, Lessard investigates our most iconic landscapes, and connects the dots in a way no one else has done before, blending geography, history, sociology, philosophy, literature, art and architecture to deliver an entirely original view of America In this book, Lessard moves landscape from the background to the foreground, treating our settings The View PDF \ as important and essential actors on their own Lessard teaches us how to read the landscape, and shows how we can gain unique insights about America s past, present, and future by closely examining the various ways that human hands have shaped landscape over the years Lessard guides us through many of America s most fascinating, distinct, and unusual landscapes, including Gettysburg Trinity, NM Natchez, MS Truth or Consequences, NM Youngstown, OH King of Prussia, PA Washington, DC NYC Freshkills landfill View from a PDF/EPUB ã suburbs across the country and the new phenomenon of edge cities Through these landscapes, she investigates everything from the Civil War and the legacy of slavery to the atom bomb and the Nuclear Age, to the rise of media saturation and consumerism, to the dawn of the digital revolution.
- 288 pages
- The View from a Small Mountain: Reading the American Landscape
- Suzannah Lessard
- 15 February 2019 Suzannah Lessard