Readings: Landscape


Ref Bib

  • Alpers, Svetlana (1983) The Art of Describing: Dutch Art in the Seventeenth Century, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Banham, Rayner 1971 Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies, London: Allen Lane.
  • Barrell, John (1980) The Dark Side of the Landscape. The Rural Poor in English Painting 1730-1840, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Bender, Barbara (1993) Landscape: Politics and Perspectives, London: Berg.
  • Bender, Barbara (1998) Stonehenge: Making Space, London: Berg. Bermingham, Ann (1986) Landscape and Ideology: The English Rustic Tradition 1740-1860, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.
  • Boym, Svetlana (2002) The Future of Nostalgia, New York: Basic Books. Casey Edward S. (2002) Representing Place: Landscape Painting and Maps. Minneapolis/London: University of Minnesota Press.
  • Corner, James (1999) Recovering Landscape: Essays in Contemporary Landscape Theory, Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  • Cosgrove, Denis (1998 (1984,)) Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape, 2nd edn., Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
  • Cosgrove, Denis (1993) The Palladian Landscape: Geographical Change and its Cultural Representations in Sixteenth Century Italy, Leicester: Leicester University Press.
  • Culver, Lawrence (2004) ‘The Island, the Oasis, and the City: Santa Catalina, Palm Springs, Los Angeles, and Southern California’s Shaping of American Life and Leisure.’ Unpublished PhD dissertation, UCLA. Daniels, Stephen (1993) Fields of Vision: Landscape Imagery and National Identity in England and the United States. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • Daniels, Stephen (1999) Humphry Repton: Landscape Gardening and the Geography of Georgian England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press.
  • Daniels, Stephen and Cosgrove, Denis (1989) ‘Introduction: Iconography and Landscape’, in Denis Cosgrove and Stephen Daniels (eds) The Iconography of Landscape: Essays on the Symbolic Representation, Design and Use of Past Environments, pp. 1-10. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Gibson, Walter S. (1989) “Mirror of the Earth” The World Landscape in Sixteenth-Century Flemish Painting, Princeton: Princeton University Press. Gombrich, E.H. (1966) ‘The Renaissance Theory of Art and the Rise of Landscape’ in Gombrich, E.H. Norm and Form: Studies in the Art of the Renaissance, pp. 107-21. London: Phaidon.
  • Gutiérrez, Ramón and Orsi, Richard J. (1998) Contested Eden: California before the Gold Rush, Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press.
  • Hartshorne, Richard (1939) The Nature of Geography Lancaster, Penn: Association of American Geographers.
  • Hayden, Dolores (2004) A Field Guide to Sprawl, New York/London: W.W. Norton.
  • Heidegger, Martin (1978) ‘Building, dwelling, thinking’ in David Farrell Krell ed: Martin Heidegger: Basic writings from ‘Being and Time’ (1927) to ‘The Task of Thinking’, pp.319-340. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, Hirsch, Eric and O’Hanlon, Michael (1995) The Anthropology of Landscape: Perspectives on Place and Space. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Hise, Greg (1997) Magnetic Los Angeles: Planning the Twentieth Century City, Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Howard, Ebenezer (1902) Garden Cities of To-Morrow. Reprinted 1946, edited with a Preface by F. J. Osborn and an Introductory Essay by Lewis Mumford, London: Faber and Faber.
  • King, Anthony D. (1984) The Bungalow: The Production of a Global Culture, London and Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
  • King, Anthony (2004) Spaces of Global Cultures: Architecture – Urbanism – Identity, London and New York: Routledge.
  • Krim, Arthur (1992) ‘Los Angeles and the anti-tradition of the suburban city’ Journal of Historical Geography 18: 121-38.
  • Lefebvre, Henri (1970) La Revolution Urbaine, Paris: Gallimard.
  • McLung, William Alexander (2000) Landscapes of Desire: Anglo Mythologies of Los Angeles. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press.
  • Meyerson, Harvey (2001) Nature’s Army: When Soldiers Fought for Yosemite, Lawrence: University of Kansas Press
  • Mitchell, Don (1996) The Lie of the Land: Migrant Workers and the California Landscape, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Mitchell, W.J.T. (2002) Landscape and Power 2nd ed., Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Neumann, Roderick P. (1998) Imposing Wilderness: Struggles over Livelihood and Nature Preservation in Africa, Berkeley/Los Angeles/ London: University of California Press.
  • Olwig, Kenneth (2002) Landscape, Nature and the Body Politic: From Britain’s Renaissance to America’s New World, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
  • Ott, John (2000) ‘Landscapes of Consumption: Auto Tourism and Visual Culture in California, 1920-1940’, in Stephanie Barron, Sheri Bernstein and Ilene Susan Fort (eds) Reading California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900- 2000, pp.51-68. Berkeley/Los Angeles/ London: University of California Press.
  • Schama, Simon (1995) Landscape and Memory, New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
  • Smith, Adam T. (2003) The Political Landscape: Constellations of Authority in Early Complex Polities, Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press.
  • Steele, Tom (2003) ‘Patrick Geddes: Geographies of the Mind, the Regional Study in the Global Vision’ <http://melior.univ->
  • Tilley, Christopher (1994) A Phenomenology of Landscape: Places, Paths and Monuments, London: Berg.
  • Wood, Christopher S. 1993 Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape, London: Reaktion Books.
  • Cultural Landscapes: General

    Aalen., F.H.A.; Kevin Whelan; Matthew Scott. Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997). folio

    Abrams, Janet, and Peter Hall, eds. Else/Where: Mapping New Cartographies of Networks and Territories (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006).

    Adams, Annmarie and Sally McMurray, Exploring Everyday Landscapes: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture VII (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1997)

    Alanen, Arnold R.; Robert Z. Melnick, eds. Preserving Cultural Landscapes in America (Baltimore: John’s Hopkins University Press, 2000).

    Alexander, Christopher et. al. A Pattern Language (New York: Oxford University Press, 1977)

    Archer, Caroline with Alexandre Parré. Paris Underground (West New York, N.J.: Mark Batty Publisher, 2005).

    Backhaus Symbolic Landscapes (Gary, John Murungi, editors, Springer, 2008)

    Berke, Deborah and Steven Harris, Editors The Architecture of the Everyday (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1997)

    Burns, Carol J. and Andrea Kahn, eds. Site Matters: Design Concepts, Histories, and Strategies (New York: Routledge, 2005).

    Canizaro, Vincent B., Editor. Architectural Regionalism: Collected Writings on Place, Identity, Modernity, and Tradition (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007).

    Carter, Thomas and Elizabeth Collins Cromley. Vernacular Architecture: A Guide to the Study of Ordinary Buildings and Landscapes (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2005).

    Cauthen, Sudye. Southern Comforts: Rooted in a Florida Place (Chicago: Center for American Places, 2007).

    Corner James, Editor; Recovering Landscape: Essays in Contemporary Landscape Architecture (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999).

    Cosgrove, Denis E. Geometry and Vision: Seeing, Imagining and Representing the World (New York: I. B. Tauris, 2008).

    Cosgrove, Denis E. Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape (London: Croom Helm, 1984). GF90 C67 1984

    Cosgrove, Denis E.; Stephen Daniels: The Iconography of Landscape: Essays in the Symbolic Representation, design, and Use of Past Environments (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988).

    Coyula Havana: Two Faces of the Antillean Metropolis (Mario et. al.)  2002

    Czerniak, Julia; George Hargreaves. Large Parks (New York, Princeton Architectural Press, 2007).

    de Certeau The Practice of Everyday Life (, Michel, with Luce Giard and Pierre Mayol)

    Duany, Andres, Towns and Town Making Principles
    Ewan, Rebecca Fish. A Land Between: Owens Valley, California (Baltimore: John’s

    Hopkins University Press, 2000).

    Friedman, Avi. A Place in Mind: The Search for Authenticity (Montreal: Vehicule Press, 2010).

    Glassie, Henry. Art and Life in Bangladesh (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997).

    Glassie, Henry. Passing the Time in Ballymenone (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982)

    Gillis, John R. Islands of the Mind: How the Human Imagination Created the Atlantic World (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004).

    Gramp, Christopher. From Yard to Garden (Chicago: Center for American Places, 2008). Groth, Paul and Todd W. Bressi, eds. Understanding Ordinary Landscapes (New Haven,

    Yale University Press, 1997).
    Hart, John Fraser. My Kind of County: Door County, Wisconsin (Chicago: Center for

    American Places, 2008).

    Hayden, Dolores. The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History (Cambridge: M.I.T. Press, 1997).

    Harmon, Katharine. You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2004).

    Harp, Elmer Jr. Lives and Landscapes: A Photographic Memoir of Outport Newfoundland and Labrador, 1949-1963 (Montreal: McGill Queens Press, 2003).

    Illich, Ivan and David Cayley. Ivan Illich in Conversation (Concord, Ont.: Anansi, 1992). Jackson, J. B. “The Westward Moving House,” in Landscapes: Selected Writings of J. B.

    Jackson (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1970).

    Jackson, J. B. A Sense of Place, a Sense of Time (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1994)

    Jackson, J. B. The Necessity for Ruins, and Other Topics (Amherst: University of Massachussetts Press, 1980).

    Jakle, John A. My Kind of Midwest (Chicago: Center for American Places, 2009). Lang, Glenna, and Marjory Wunsch. Genius of Common Sense: Jane Jacobs and the

    Story of The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Boston: David R. Godine, 2009). Kalman, Maira The Principles of Uncertainty (New York: Penguin Press, 2007). Kubler, George The Shape of Time (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962) N66 K8

    Lanier, Gabrielle and Bernard L. Herman. Everyday Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic: Looking at Buildings and Landscapes (Baltimore: John’s Hopkins University Press, 1997).

    Lippard The Lure of the Local (Lucy)

    Lippard On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art, and Place (Lucy)

    Kennedy, John. Island Voices (Delft: Eburon Academic Publishers, 2006).

    Marshall, Howard Wright. Paradise Valley, Nevada: The People and Buildings of an American Place (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1995.

    McKinnon, Richard. Vernacular Architecture of the Codroy Valley (Hull: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2002)

    Mellin Robert. Tilting; House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and Other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003)

    Melhuis, Clare. “Editorial: Why Anthropology?,” in Architectural Design Profile: Architecture and Anthropology (New York: VCH Publishers, 2000), page 7,

    Moore, Charles The Place of Houses

    Robinson, Tim. Stones of Aran: Labyrinth (New York: NYRB, 1997).

    Nordahl, Darrin. My Kind of Transit (Chicago: Center for American Places, 2008). Pocius, Gerald L. A Place to Belong (Montreal: McGill Queen’s Press, 1991):

    Rasmussen, Steen Eiler. Towns and Buildings (Cambridge: M.I.T. Press, 1951).

    Robinson, Tim. Stones of Aran (New York: New York Review Books, 1986). Rosenberg, Daniel and Anthony Grafton. Cartographies of Time: A History of the

    Timeline (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2010).
    Scott, A.J and E.W. Soja, eds. The City: Los Angeles and Urban Theory at the End of the

    Twentieth Century (Berkeley: University of California Press. 1996).

    Spirn, Anne Whiston. The Language of Landscape (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998).

    Stillgoe, John. Alongshore (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994).

    Soja, E.W. Postmetropolis: Critical Studies of Cities and Regions (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2000).

    Soja, E.W. Thirdspace: Journeys to Los Angeles and Other Real-and-Imagined Places (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1996).

    Soja, E.W. Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory (London: Verso Press, 1989).

    Thomson, Nato. Experimental Geography: Radical Approaches to Landscape, Cartography, and Urbanism (New York: Melville House, 2008).

    Tuan, Yi-Fu. Religion: From Place to Placelessness (Chicago: Center for American Places, 2009).

    Tuan, Yi-Fu. Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1977).

    Waldheim, Charles. The Landscape Urbanism Reader (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2006).

    Ware, Chris. Jimmy Corrigan (New York: Random House, 2000).

    Weisman, Alan. The World Without Us (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2007).
    Wilson, Chris and Paul Groth, Everyday America: Cultural Landscape Studies after J. B.

    Jackson (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003).

    Zukin, Sharon. Landscapes of Power: From Detroit to Disney World (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991).

    Artists, Photographers

    Abell, Sam. The Life of a Photograph (Washington: National Geographic Society, 2008). Becher, Bernd; Hilla Becher; Armin Zweite. Typologies (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004).


    Barry, Anne Meredith and Kevin Major, Tara Bryan. Gros Morne Time Lines (St. John’s: Walking Bird Press)

    Barry, Anne Meredith. Natural Energies (St. John’s: The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, 2007).

    Beer, Oliver. Lucien Hervé: Building Images (Los Angles, Getty, 2004). Breisch, Kenneth A. Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman

    Collection (Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2006).

    Burtynsky, Edward. Burtynsky-China (Gottingen: Steidl, 2005).

    Creates, Marlene. Signs of Our Time

    Creates, Marlene Places of Presence

    Creates, Marlene Language and Land use

    Dailey, Victoria., Natalie Shivers, and Michael Dawson, L.A.’s Early Moderns: Art/Architecture/Photography (Los Angeles: Balcony Press, 2003).

    Deal, Joe. West and West (Chicago: Center for American Places, 2009).
    Fried, Michael. Why Photography Matters as Art as Never Before (New Haven: Yale

    University Press, 2008).

    Galassi, Peter. Jeff Wall (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2007).

    Greenburg, Jennifer. The Rockabillies (Chicago: Center for American Places, 2009). Gregory, Danny. Everyday Matters (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003). Gursky, Andreas. Andreas Gursky (Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2007).
    Gursky, Andreas. Architecture (Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2008).

    Heiferman, Marvin. Now is Then: Snapshots from the Maresca Collection (Princeton

    Architectural Press, New York, 2008).

    Humble, John. A Place in the Sun: Photographs of Los Angeles by John Humble (Los Angeles: Getty, 2007).

    Kauffman, Ross. Born into Brothels (2004: view the special features after you watch the DVD).

    Keller, Judith and Anne Lacoste Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection (Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum, 2006).

    Lange, Christy, with Michael Fried and Joel Sternfeld. Stephen Shore (London: Phaidon, 2007).

    Levine, Barbara, and Kirsten M. Jensen. Around the World: The Grand Tour in Photo Albums (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007).

    Lutz, Joshua. Meadowlands (Brooklyn: powerHouse Books, 2008).

    Lyon, Danny. Memories of Myself (New York: Phaidon, 2009).

    Mayer, Marc, and Ted Fishman, Mark Kingwell. China: The Photographs of Edward Burtynsky (Allemagne: Steidl, 2005).

    Paiva, Troy. Night Vision: The Art of Urban Exploration (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2008).

    Patt, Lise. Searching for Sebald: Photography after W. G. Sebald (Los Angeles: Institute for Cultural Inquiry, 2007)

    Polidori, Roberto. Robert Polidori’s Metropolis (New York: Metropolis Books, 2004).

    Pratt, Christopher. All My Own Work (Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2005).

    Southam, Jem. Landscape Stories (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2005).

    Tagg, John. The Disciplinary Frame: Photographic Truths and the Capture of Meaning (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009).

    Waldie, D. J. Close to Home: An American Album (Los Angeles: Getty, 2004).

    Material Culture

    Arkhipov, Vladimir. Home Made: Contemporary Russian Folk Artifacts (London: Fuel Publishing, 2006).

    Betsky, Aaron; et al. Scanning: the Aberrant Architectures of Diller & Scofidio (New York: Whitney Museum, 2003).

    Deetz, James. In Small Things Forgotten (New York: Anchor Books, 1996).

    Glassie, Henry. Pattern in the Material Folk Culture of the Eastern United States (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1968).

    Glassie, Henry. Material Culture (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999).

    Pocius, Gerald, et. al. Living in a Material World (St. John’s: ISER, 1991)

    Shukla, Pravina. The Grace of Four Moons: Dress, Adornment, and the Art of the Body in Modern India (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008).

    Sudjic, Deyan. The Language of Things (London: Penguin, 2008).

    Stafford, Barbara, and Frances Terpak. Devices of Wonder: From the World in a Box to Images on a Screen (Los Angeles: Getty, 2001).