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Not yet a placeless land : tracking an evolving American geography

Author: Wilbur Zelinsky
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Today it is taken as a given that the United States has undergone a nationwide process of homogenization--that a country once rich in geographic and cultural diversity has subsided into a placeless sameness. The American population, after all, spends much of its time shopping or eating in look-alike chain or franchise operations, driving along featureless highways built to government specifications, sitting in  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilbur Zelinsky
ISBN: 9781558498716 1558498710 9781558498709 1558498702
OCLC Number: 696916052
Description: xvii, 356 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: The argument --
E Pluribus unum? the mashing vs. the sorting of America --
Pondering the built landscape --
The theater of the unpredictable --
Territorial diversities in the cultural realm: yea and nay --
The regional factor --
Is the jury still out?
Responsibility: Wilbur Zelinsky.

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Challenges the widespread belief that the American cultural landscape has lost its diversity  Read more...
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