8 edition of Myth, memory, and the making of the American landscape found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Paul A. Shackel.|
|Contributions||Shackel, Paul A.|
|LC Classifications||E159 .M97 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 286 p. :|
|Number of Pages||286|
|LC Control Number||2001027596|
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Myth, Memory, and the Making of the American Landscape. Edited by Paul A. Shackel (Gainesville, Fla.: University Press of Florida, xiii plus pp. Consider these images: A Myth road. A marble sculpture. A reflecting pool.
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Myers. One of Time Magazine's Best Books of the Year In Landscape and Memory Schama ranges over continents and centuries to reveal the psychic claims that human beings have made on nature. He tells of the Nazi cult of the primeval German forest; the play of Christian and pagan myth in Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers; and the duel between a monumental sculptor and a feminist/5(90).
It too is a vessel of American myth and memory. It is an amalgam of both creed and culture, particularly if read, as Lincoln insisted it should be, in conjunction with the Declaration of. Myth, Memory, and the Making of the American Landscape. Edited by Paul A. Shackel.
Gainesville: University Press of Florida, This is an interesting collection of essays on various aspects of public memory. The editor, University of Maryland professor Paul A.
Shackel, focuses on three major areas in this collection. The first is the obvious. to-read (13 people), public-history (2 people), histories (1 person), history (1 person), american-myths (1 person), american-landscape (1 person), print.
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""Myth, Memory, and the Making of the American Landscape clearly demonstrates the power of memory and historical 'fact' in shaping contemporary society and politics.
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thatend, we select for and practicein public history, well as thatreflect wide rangeof theory a. Memory, myth, place and landscape inhabitation: a perspective from the south-west peninsula. Andy M. Jones 4. Mounds, memories and myths: ancient monuments and place in the Leicestershire landscape.
John Thomas 5. Out of time but not out of place. Tempo, rhythm and dynamics of inhabitation in southern England. Catriona D. Gibson 6. Archaeological investigations at Van Winkle’s Mill (3BE), a mid-to-lateth century sawmill in the Arkansas Ozarks, were conducted between October and October These investigations yielded information that may help clarify the changing social relations and race constructions associated with the end of the antebellum era as expressed via landscape usage.
and ideologies. In this way landscape is a cultural construct, a mirror of our memories and myths encoded with meanings which can be read and interpreted. Simon Schama (, pp.6/7) in Landscape and Memory contends that: Before it can ever be the repose for the senses, landscape is. The Myths of the Thanksgiving Story and the Lasting Damage They Imbue In truth, massacres, disease and American Indian tribal politics are.
But "Landscape and Memory," Mr. Schama says, "is constructed as an excavation below our conventional sight-level to recover the veins of myth and memory .The book is a must for graduate students in these fields and should be a foundational text in seminars focused on (or including) this period and region or on methods of history-making, narratives, and even nationalism.”—D.
Rae Gould, Winterthur Portfolio.The author contends that it is human imagination that turns nature into landscape, but once memory in the form of an idea, a belief, or a myth becomes attached to nature in the creation of a.