J.B. Jackson


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John Brinckerhoff "Brinck" Jackson, J. B. Jackson, (September 25, 1909, Dinard, France - August 28, 1996, La Cienega, NM) was a writer, publisher, instructor, and sketch artist in landscape design. Herbert Muschamp, New York Times architecture critic, stated that J. B. Jackson was “America’s greatest living writer on the forces that have shaped the land this nation occupies.” He was influential in broadening the perspective on the “vernacular” landscape.

Average rating: 4.15 · 360 ratings · 27 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Sense of Place, a Sense o...

4.13 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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Discovering the Vernacular ...

4.13 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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The Necessity for Ruins and...

4.18 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 1980 — 3 editions
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Landscape in Sight: Looking...

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4.21 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Landscapes: Selected Writings

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4.13 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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American Space: The Centenn...

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The Southern Landscape Trad...

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