Fleeting Moments (Innbundet)

Nature and Culture in American History

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1990
Antall sider: 256
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195062960
Kategori: Naturvitenskap
Omtale: Fleeting Moments
Gunther Barth's book focuses on the relation between nature and culture in American history. He begins with the search for a Northwest Passage by Spanish and English explorers and describes how they learned about American natural phenomena. There is a section showing how nature was adapted to urban settings in cemeteries and in city parks like New York's Central Park and San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

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