Gaining Ground: A History of Landmaking in Boston
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BeschreibungHistorian Seasholes presents the first complete account of when, why, and how this land was created. The story of landmaking in Boston is presented geographically; each chapter traces landmaking in a different part of the city from its first permanent settlement to the present.
PortraitNancy S. Seasholes is an independent scholar, a Research Fellow in the Department of Archaeology at Boston University, and periodically teaches at the Harvard University Extension School. Walking Tours of Boston's Made Land is the companion to her earlier book, Gaining Ground (MIT Press, 2003).
Pressestimmen"A book of great import..." Martin Zimmerman Landscape Architecture "Gaining Ground is a stunning compilation of material that documents over three centuries' worth of [changes]." Richard Longstreth American Studies International "...Seasholes has provided a document that brings history alive..." Civil Engineering "Seasholes's well-documented study provides a unique perspective on Boston's history." T. D. Beal CHOICE "This book charts the 'made land' accretions in anecdote-laced prose..." San Francisco Chronicle "This book will appeal to those with a special interest in Boston or in the process of landmaking." Harold Henderson Planning
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MIT PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2003
Seitenanzahl: 533 Seiten