American Ruins

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Christopher Woodward
Merrell Publishers, 2007 - Photography - 144 pages
6 Reviews
This unique volume presents a stunning photographic record of American history, documenting ruins ranging from ancient Native Amencan dwellings in the Southwest to the remains of a Gilded Age mansion on the East Coast and a king's summer home in Hawaii. The luminous infrared photographs are accompanied by brief essays detailing the significance of each site. In raising awareness of rums that remain unknown even to most Americans, American Ruins offers a new way of seeing the landscape and the collective identity of America.

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"Ruins will always be interpreted, and this openness to interpretation is one reason why the same structure can fascinate different generations of travelers. A ruin is by definition incomplete. We ... Read full review

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Contents

FOREWORD by Douglas Brinkley
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IN THE REGION OF ROMANCE AND FANCY by Arthur Drooker
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ARTHUR DROOKERS AMERICAN RUINS by Christopher Woodward
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About the author (2007)

Christopher Woodward is director of the Holburne Museum of Art in Bath, England where he lives.

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