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Jackson, John Brinckerhoff 1909-1996

Overview
Works: 126 works in 292 publications in 4 languages and 9,980 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, zxx, Photographer, Illustrator, Interviewee
Classifications: GF91.U6, 304.20973
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Discovering the vernacular landscape by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Interpretation of ordinary landscapes : geographical essays( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sense of place, a sense of time by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.B. Jackson, a pioneer in the field of landscape studies, here takes us on a tour of American landscapes past and present, showing how our surroundings reflect important changes in our culture. Because we live in urban and industrial environments that are constantly evolving, says Jackson, time and movement are increasingly important to us, place and permanence less so. We no longer gain a feeling of community from where we live or assemble but from common work hours, habits, and customs. Jackson examines the new vernacular landscape of trailers, parking lots, trucks, loading docks, and suburban garages, which all reflect this emphasis of motility and transience; he redefines roads as scenes of work and leisure and social intercourse - as places rather than as means of getting to places; he argues that pubic parks are now primarily for children, older people, and nature lovers, while more mobile or gregarious people seek recreation in shopping malls, in the street, and in sports arenas; he discusses the form and function of dwellings in New Mexico, from prehistoric Pueblo villages to mobile homes; and he criticizes the tendency of some environmentalists to venerate nature instead of interacting with it and learning to share it with others. Written with Jackson's customary lucidity and elegance, this book reveals his passion for vernacular culture, his insights into a style of life that blurs the boundaries between work and leisure, between middle and working classes, and between public and private spaces
American space: the centennial years, 1865-1876 by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and French and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The necessity for ruins, and other topics by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figure majeure et originale des landscape studies anglo-saxonnes, Jackson (1911-1996), fut successivement touriste-reporter un Europe, romancier, cow-boy, officier de renseignement, ranchero, éditeur, et visiting professor dans quelques-unes des plus grandes universités américaines. Les nombreux essais qu'il a consacrés à la lecture des paysages occidentaux et a leurs mutations conjuguent une observation de première main avec une culture historique exceptionnelle et une grande indépendance d'esprit qui s'exprime dans une prose souple et maîtrisée. Dans la Nécessité des Ruines, l'un de ses recueils les plus aboutis, ce précurseur de l'enseignement du paysage livre une sorte de testament : de la balade considérée comme un des beaux-arts
Landscape in sight : looking at America by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During a long and distinguished career, John Brinckerhoff Jackson (1909-1996) brought about a new understanding and appreciation of the American landscape. Jackson founded Landscape Magazine in 1951, taught at Harvard University and the University of California at Berkeley, and wrote nearly two hundred essays and reviews. This appealing anthology of his most important writings on the American landscape, illustrated with his own sketches and photographs, brings together Jackson's most famous essays, significant but less well known writings, and articles that were originally published unsigned or under various pseudonyms. Jackson also completed a new essay for this volume, "Places for Fun and Games," a few months before his death."--Jacket
Landscapes: selected writings of J.B. Jackson by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

11 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape( )

in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black man in America, 1619-1790 by Florence Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of blacks in America, the anti-slavery movements, and the individual contributions of some outstanding black men from the landing of the first slaves at Jamestown to the framing of a new constitution
The Essential landscape : the New Mexico Photographic Survey by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Deal : southern California photographs, 1976-86 by Joe Deal( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spectacular of vernacular( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The southern landscape tradition in Texas by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of the proper names of the Old and New Testament Scriptures, being an accurate and literal translation from the original tongues by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

8 editions published between 1087 and 1987 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figure in a landscape : a conversation with J.B. Jackson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On side in various locates, J.B. Jackson explains his theories of human interaction with landscape and its result as urban and quasi-urban spaces
J.B. Jackson and the love of everyday places( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson guides viewers on a tour of the world in which they live, inspiring them to find beauty and complexity in what is usually considered mundane
Terra incognita : the recent sculpture of Charles Fahlen by Charles Fahlen( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descubriendo el paisaje autóctono by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape in sight : J.B. Jackson's America by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The MANIAC by Los Alamos National Laboratory( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Discovering the vernacular landscape
Alternative Names
Brinckerhoff Jackson, John

Brinckerhoff-Jackson, John 1909-1996

Brinckerhoff John Jackson 1909-1996

J.B.ジャクソン

Jackson, Brinck.

Jackson, Brinck 1909-1996

Jackson, J. B.

Jackson, J. B. 1909-

Jackson, J. B. 1909-1996

Jackson, J. B. (John Brinckerhoff), 1909-

Jackson, J. B. (John Brinckerhoff), 1909-1996

Jackson, John B.

Jackson, John Brinckerhoff

Jackson, John Brinckerhoff 1909-1996

John Brinckerhoff Jackson

John Brinckerhoff Jackson géographe, professeur et historien du paysage américain

جی. بی. جکسون

Languages
English (155)

French (15)

Spanish (7)

German (2)

Covers
The Interpretation of ordinary landscapes : geographical essaysA sense of place, a sense of timeThe necessity for ruins, and other topicsLandscape in sight : looking at AmericaLandscapes: selected writings of J.B. JacksonThe spectacular of vernacularA dictionary of the proper names of the Old and New Testament Scriptures, being an accurate and literal translation from the original tonguesLandscape in sight : J.B. Jackson's America