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American Space/American Place
Geographies of the Contemporary United States
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It is very clear, covers a lot of ground without any pretence of all-inclusiveness and fills an important gap in the literature for those of us who teach about the United States regularly. It is very clear, covers a lot of ground without any pretence of all-inclusiveness and fills an important gap in the literature for those of us who teach about the United States regularly.
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John Agnew is Professor in the Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles
1. Introduction, John Agnew; Part I: Environmental Ideals and Realities; 2. The Place of Nature in America, Jonathan Smith; 3. The Place of Value in the United States, Jonathan Smith; Part II: Political-Economic Dimensions of the American Experience; 4. America, Frontier, Nation: From Abstract Space to Wordly Place, John Agnew and Joanne Sharp; 5. Local Territories of U.S. Government: From Ideals to Politics of Place and Scale, Andrew E. G. Jonas; 6. Urban and Regional Restructuring in the United States in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century, David L. Rigby; Part III: Social-Cultural Dimensions of Americanness; 7. '...with liberty and justice for all': Negotiating Freedom and Fairness in the American Income Distribution, Janet E. Kodras; 8. A New Geography of Identity? Race, Ethnicity, and American Citizenship, Benjamin Forest; 9. Landscape, Aesthetics, and Power, James S. Duncan and David R. Lambert; 10. Mediascapes, Paul Adams; 11. American Geographical Ironies: A Conclusion, Jonathan M. Smith.