America by design The shape of the land / Guggenheim Productions, inc./WTTW Chicago ; producer and director, Werner Schumann ; screenwriters, Spiro Kostof, Werner Schumann

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Subjects: Land use--United States--History
Formats: Video Recording, U-matic, Beta, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Adult, General
Published: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, 1987, c1986
Series: MCIS video collection A-46V
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Alternate Titles: Shape of the land
Additional Authors: Kostof, Spiro
Guggenheim Productions, inc
WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
PBS Video
Notes: LCCN: 88708725 /F
VHS format
Host: Spiro Kostof
General
Issued also as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta 1/2 in
Summary: Illustrates how farming, strip mining, bridges, irrigation projects, and our settlement patterns have left their imprints on the shape of the American landmass. Architecture historian Spiro Kostof contrasts Indian and European notions of land ownership and use, and examines the issues involved in the regulation of natural resources
Miami University's MCIS video collection
OCLC Number: 18549601