GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2011 - HIS-04304-00

COURSE DETAILS


04304: North American Seacoasts and Landscapes: Discovery Period to the Present (HIS 0430400)

Landscape Architecture
Seminar - 4 credits
Tuesday 1:00 - 3:00   Sever 215

Instructor(s)

John Stilgoe

Course Description

Selected topics in the history of the North American coastal zone, including the seashore as wilderness, as industrial site, as area of recreation, and as artistic subject; the shape of coastal landscape for conflicting uses over time; and the perception of the seashore as marginal zone in literature, photography, painting, film, television, and advertising. Note: Offered jointly with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as VES 166. Prerequisites: GSD 4105 and GSD 4303, or permission of the instructor.


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