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Rockabillies

by Jennifer Greenburg Center for American Places
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9781930066991
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

Elvis Presley. Pompadours. Black-and-white creeper shoes. Cuffed jeans. And a little bit of James Dean rebellion. These are just...

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Gardener's Cottage in Riverside, Illinois: Living in a 'Small Masterpiece' by Frederick Law Olmsted, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Jens Jensen

by Cathy Jean Maloney Center for American Places
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9781930066892
Format:
Hbk 128 pages

Riverside, Illinois, was designed in 1869 by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted and his architect partner Calvert...

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Himalaya: Encounters with the Roof of the World

by David Zurick Center for American Places
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9781930066960
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

For more than thirty-five years, David Zurick—one of the world’s foremost experts and writers on the Himalaya—has been trekking...

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Accommodating Nature: The Photographs of Frank Gohlke

by John Rohrbach Center for American Places
Pub Date:
08/2007
ISBN:
9781930066656
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

Wind, water, and molten rock constantly tear apart and resculpt the natural world we live in, and people have always struggled...

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Forests Forever: Their Ecology, Restoration, and Preservation

by John J Berger Center for American Places
Pub Date:
07/2007
ISBN:
9781930066526
Format:
Pb+ 424 pages

Fragile kingdoms of innumerable organisms and rich beauty, forests today are both our most plentiful and our most endangered natural...

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Neon Boneyard: Las Vegas A-Z

by Judy Natal Center for American Places
Pub Date:
10/2006
ISBN:
9781930066564
Format:
Hbk 88 pages

The garish glow of neon was part of what put Las Vegas on the map—quite literally. The city’s most distinctive form of expression,...

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Signs of the Apocalypse or Rapture

by Front Forty Press Center for American Places
Pub Date:
11/2008
ISBN:
9780977868964
Format:
Hbk 284 pages

Signs of the Apocalypse or Rapture is a curatorial survey of a pivotal moment in contemporary artistic theory and practice. This...

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Girl Ascending

by Melissa Ann Pinney Center for American Places
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9781935195115
Format:
Hbk 140 pages

For nearly thirty years, Melissa Ann Pinney has been photographing girls and women, from infancy to old age, to portray how feminine...

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Suburban Escape: The Art of California Sprawl

by Ann M Wolfe Center for American Places
Pub Date:
09/2006
ISBN:
9781930066540
Format:
Pb+ 132 pages

Is a quiet life in the suburbs idyllic, or does it lead to an oppressive, cookie-cutter existence? It offers freedom from the...

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Route 66: Iconography of the American Highway

by Arthur Krim Center for American Places
Pub Date:
03/2005
ISBN:
9781930066359
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Route 66 was the iconic highway of twentieth-century America, stretching from Chicago and Chicago and the Mississippi River basin...

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Cleveland: The Flats, the Mill, and the Hills

by Andrew Borowiec Center for American Places
Pub Date:
07/2008
ISBN:
9781930066809
Format:
Pb+ 128 pages

The Flats, a district near downtown Cleveland, was once was the vibrant heart of Midwestern industry and is now in the throes...

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Marking the Land: Jim Dow in North Dakota

by Jim Dow Center for American Places
Pub Date:
03/2007
ISBN:
9781930066649
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

The demanding frontier life of My Ántonia or Little House on the Prairie may be long gone, but the idyllic small town still exists...

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Living and the Dead: The Neapolitan Cult of the Skull

by Margaret Stratton Center for American Places
Pub Date:
06/2010
ISBN:
9781935195016
Format:
Hbk 88 pages

Snaking beneath the streets and crumbling churches of Naples is a vast system of ancient catacombs and aqueducts, many lined with...

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At Home

by William Frederking Center for American Places
Pub Date:
01/2006
ISBN:
9781930066304
Format:
Hbk 88 pages

What makes a house more than just a physical shelter? The old swing on the front porch? The garden in the backyard? The wall clock...

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Way Out West

by Michelle Van Parys Center for American Places
Pub Date:
02/2009
ISBN:
9781930066557
Format:
Hbk 104 pages

Legend and myth hover over the breathtaking landscape of the American West, and the region has inspired adventure-seekers and...

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