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Landschaft and Place-Making at George Washington’s Ferry Farm

James A. Nyman and Brooke Kenline

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ferry Farm is perhaps best known as the site of George Washington’s boyhood home. However, between the early eighteenth century and the Civil War, it was intermittently the site of multiple ... More


INTRODUCTION: Political Mobilization in the Urban Landscape

Benjamin L. Carp

in Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304022
eISBN:
9780199788606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304022.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book begins by describing the eighteenth‐century American city and its cultural landscape. The introduction discusses the social, economic, political, cultural, and military importance of the ... More


The Happy Valley: A History and Tour of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Ken Nicolson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028108
eISBN:
9789882207561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028108.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This history and tour highlights the need for urgent action to conserve the built and natural heritage resources of this important cultural landscape. The book challenges the reader to reconsider the ... More


Black Rock: A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

William A. Dodge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578069934
eISBN:
9781621031468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578069934.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

To visiting geologists, Black Rock, New Mexico, is a basaltic escarpment and an ideal natural laboratory. To hospital workers, it is a picturesque place to earn a living. To the Zuni, the mesas, ... More


Landscapes Lost and Found: Appreciating Hong Kong's Heritage Cultural Landscapes

Ken Nicolson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789622093393
eISBN:
9789888313822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622093393.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Hong Kong’s approach to heritage conservation has focused on saving an old building here and there with little or no regard to its surroundings. Recent public debates challenging proposals to ... More


Dwelling in Space: Figurations of Cultural Landscape

in The Geographic Imagination of Modernity: Geography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758390
eISBN:
9780804787482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758390.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes Humboldt's scientific and Hölderlin's poetic discourse of the human inhabitation of the earth, charting the ways in which they make visible the cultural landscape as the ... More


Introduction to Place-Making, Identity, and Cultural Landscapes

William A. Dodge

in Black Rock: A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578069934
eISBN:
9781621031468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578069934.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the notions of place-making, identity, and cultural landscapes. Place is an individual construct derived from the concept of habitus—the result of our own life experiences—and ... More


Epilogue

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter briefly discusses the imagery of the meXicanas that are present in the cultural landscape. It looks at the questions about how the nation defines itself, and discusses sexual ... More


Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Kevin R. Fogle, James A. Nyman, and Mary C. Beaudry (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Household archaeology is a methodological and theoretical approach to domestic sites that can address essential social issues in the past. Beyond the Walls brings together contributions from today’s ... More


Nature, Culture, and Conservation in the Anthropocene

Lindsey Gillson

in Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Change: Using palaeoecology to manage dynamic landscapes in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198713036
eISBN:
9780191781421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713036.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Conservation in the Anthropocene faces unprecedented challenges of urgency, complexity, and uncertainty in the context of impending ecological and climatic tipping points and pressing socioeconomic ... More


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