Cultural Landscape Bibliography
- Ames, David L. and Linda Flint McClelland. 2002. Historic
Residential Suburbs: Guidelines for Evaluation and Documentation for the
National Register of Historic Places. U.S. Department of the
Interior, National Park Service, National Register Bulletin. (Also online
- Annals of the Association of American Geographers,
volume 1, 1911-.
- Burns, John A. and the Staff of the Historic American Buildings
Survey, Historic American Engineering Record, and Historic American
Landscapes Survey, ed. 2004. Recording Historical
Structures. John Wiley & Sons.
- Campoli, Julie et al. 2002. Above and Beyond: Visualizing Change
in Small Towns and Rural Areas. Chicago & Washington, D.C.:
American Planning Association.
- Conzen, Michael P., ed. 1990. The Making of the American
Landscape. Boston: Unwin Hyman.
- Copps, David H. 1995. Views from the Road: A Community Guide for
Assessing Rural Historic Landscapes, a Project of the Trust for Public
Land and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Washington
D.C.: Island Press.
- Groth, Paul and Todd W. Bressi, eds. 1997. Understanding
Ordinary Landscapes. New Haven: Yale University Press.
- Hough, Michael. 1990. Out of Place: Restoring Identity to the
Regional Landscape. New Haven: Yale University Press.
- Hummon, David M. 1990. Commonplaces: Community Ideology and
Identity in American Culture. New York: State University of NY Press.
- Lippard, Lucy R. 1997. The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in
a Multicentered Society. New York: The New Press.
- Mills, Stephen. 1997. The American Landscape. Edinburgh:
Keele University Press.
- Nye, David E., ed. 1999. Technologies of Landscape: From Reaping
to Recycling. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press.
- Ryden, Kent C. 1993. Mapping the Invisible Landscape: Folklore,
Writing, and the Sense of Place. Iowa City: University of Iowa
- Trefethen, James B. 1976. The American Landscape: 1776-1976: Two
Centuries of Change, ed. Kenneth J. Sabol. Washington, D.C.:
Wildlife Management Institute.
Cultural Landscape Websites
STATE RESOURCES FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION
FEDERAL RESOURCES FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION
- California State Office of
Historic Preservation-Main Page
- The Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) is the governmental agency
primarily responsible for the statewide administration of the historic
preservation program in California. Links to state and federal programs,
codes, guidelines, publications and services.
State Office of Historic Preservation-Publications
- Guides, Manuals and Fact Sheets for state programs, along with
on laws related to historic preservation in California. This includes
guidelines for historic property inventories, and all of the state
historic property registration programs. Many documents may be
downloaded, as PDF or MS Word files.
RESEARCH RESOURCES: CULTURAL LANDSCAPES
- NPS Historic
- The Historic Landscape Initiative provides technical assistance to the
public through its diverse products and activities, including guidelines
on appropriate treatment, research source books, documentary videos, and
training symposia and workshops.
- NPS Teaching with Historic
- Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) uses properties listed in the
National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies,
geography, civics, and other subjects through a variety of activities that
help teachers bring historic places into the classroom.
Technical Preservation Services-Preservation Briefs
- Easy-to read guidance on preserving, rehabilitating and restoring
properties for home owners, preservation professionals, organizations, and
government agencies. Preservation Briefs 1-25 are available free
online, with a link to their publications catalogue and to the U.S.
Government Printing Office, and instructions on ordering.
- NPS Technical
Preservation Services-THE GOOD GUIDES
- A user friendly web-based set of tools for anyone who is planning to
on historic properties. Starting with a basic introduction to historic
preservation, assessing the property, planning your project, and
application of federal standards and guidelines, it covers every
aspect. (Now integrated into a new page featureing all TPS online education programs.)
COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES
- UC Berkeley,
Environmental Design Library, Landscape Architecture Internet
- Hosted by the UC Berkeley library.
Landscapes, American Memory Project- Library of Congress
- A collection of large-scale maps including individual land surveys,
land ownership maps and atlases, large-scale topographic maps, and
thematic maps that show the cultural modification of a physical landscape
- Institute for Cultural Landscape
Studies, Harvard University
- The Institute for Cultural Landscape Studies works with nonprofit
organizations, public agencies, and colleges and universities to capture
place-based knowledge about cultural landscapes.
- Landscape History, Society
for Landscape Studies
- Landscape History is the international refereed journal of the Society
for Landscape Studies, based in Britain.
Architecture, Planning & Landscape Information Gateway
- An international gateway to information resources on landscapes.
Prepared by Suzanne Guerra and Judy Walton, 2003
- This statewide non-profit advocate for historic preservation provides
training and technical assistance.
- National Trust for Historic
- Since its founding in 1949, the leading non-profit preservation
organization in the U.S. providing, education and advocacy to save
America's diverse historic places and revitalize communities.
- Scenic America
- Non-profit organization advocates for scenic resources and rural
conservation with an emphasis on grassroots community based planning and
management. Good tools for community assessments.
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