Cultural Landscapes
of North America --
Photo Lecture Topics
and Readings

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 Photo-Lecture Topics

Assigned Readings  
Chapter #s  refer to Vogeler's book (larger pdf files)
Names refer to the Supplemental Readings (small pdf files)

1)

  Introduction   
  1) Components of the Cultural Landscape Chapter 1, Cultural Landscape Analysis
 

2) Culture, Place, and Landscape Concepts  

Lewis
Do self test #1 on D2L. When you get there, select the selftest number you want to do.

2)

  Utopian Landscapes Chapter 2, Communal Landscapes
Extinct Communities: Amana Colonies, Oneida, Shakers;
optional, Zoarist, read about the many upotian communities in Kansas
 
  Continuing Communities: Amish, Old Order Mennonites, Hutterites  
 
Do self test #2 on D2L before the FIRST TEST. Find test dates: FALL | SPRING
Don't use the Chrome web browser or a wireless device!!! No class meeting on the day of the examination!
 

3)

  Religious Landscapes Chapter 3, Religious Landscapes
Mormons in Utah  
Roman Catholics in Quebec Rinschede, Widdis, Long lots
Roman Catholics in central Minnesota  

Do self test #3 on D2L. When you get there, select the selftest number you want to do.

4)

  Landscapes of Racism Zinn
Indian Reservations Chapter 4-1, Indian Reservations

African-Americans in the South Chapter 4-2, Landscapes of Slavery
U.S.-Mexican Borderlands Chapter 4-3, U.S.-Mexican Borderlands
Japanese Internment Camps Chapter 4-4, Japanese Internment Camps
 
Do self test #4 on D2L before the SECOND TEST. Find test dates: FALL | SPRING
Don't use the Chrome web browser or a wireless device!!! No class meeting on the day of the examination!
 

5)

  Social Geography of U.S. Cities: Chicago Urban ethnic diversity, Kirchherr
Do self test #5 on D2L. When you get there, select the selftest number you want to do.

6)

  Placeless Landscapes  Chapter 5, Auto and Postmodern Landscapes
  Central Business Districts  
  Commercial Strips and Suburbia
Do self test #6 on D2L. When you get there, select the selftest number you want to do.

7)

  Sin & Sexist Landscapes Chapter 6, Sin and Sexist Landscapes
Las Vegas: Gambling and Prostitution Riccio



New Orleans: Southern "Hospitality"
Do self test #7 on D2L. When you get there, select the selftest number you want to do.

8)

  Real Fantasy Landscapes Chapter 7, Real Fantasy Landscapes
Hollywood: Movie Sets and Movie Star Homes 
Disneyland: the "Happiest" Place on Earth Winsberg
Frontier Myth and Cowboy Culture  
 
Do self test #8 on D2L before the FINAL EXAMINATION. Find test dates: FALL | SPRING
Don't use the Chrome web browser or a wireless device!!! No class meeting on the day of the examination!


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