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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1992)

Document title

A world we have gained : house, common, and village in New England

published at : Creation of myth, invention of tradition in America

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WOOD J. S. ; STEINITZ M. ;

Abstract

The New England tradition of large colonial houses encircling town commons to form Puritan villages was invented in the nineteenth century. The contemporary village ensemble became the historical tableau upon which the Romantic myth was played out. The landscape conceit provided symbolic attachment to a landscape that justified the past and that legitimized the present

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1992, vol. 18, no 1 [pp. 105-120]

Bibliographic references : en notes

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

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