The Resource Abandoned America : the age of consequences, Matthew Christopher

Abandoned America : the age of consequences, Matthew Christopher

Label
Abandoned America : the age of consequences
Title
Abandoned America
Title remainder
the age of consequences
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Christopher
Creator
Author
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Throughout the ages, mankind has been fascinated by the ruins of previous societies. The desire to gain a greater understanding of our past has driven archaeologists, artists, and scholars from across the world to study the vestiges of lifestyles that have vanished in an attempt to capture their mystique and beauty. Originally intended as an examination of the rise and fall of the state hospital system, Matthew Christopher's Abandoned America rapidly grew to encompass derelict factories and industrial sites, schools, churches, power plants, hospitals, prisons, military installations, hotels, resorts, homes, and more. Through his collection of writing and photography, Christopher has spent the last decade documenting the ruins of one of the greatest civilizations the world has ever known: our own. Exploring sites like the charred remains of the Hotel Do De, the rusted cells of the Essex County Jail Annex, the sublime majesty of the Church of the Transfiguration, or the eerie and dilapidated remnants of the New Castle Elks Lodge, the work spans architectural treasures left to the elements and then all too often lost forever. With 240 pages of beautiful photographs, a foreword by celebrated author James Howard Kunstler, and detailed historical background on each site, Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences is sure to captivate anyone with an interest in the modern ruins in our midst."--Publisher's description
Title
Abandoned America
Creator
Summary
Through images of abandoned buildings, including factories, industrial sites, schools, churches, and military installations, the author documents the ruins of America
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10395765
Cataloging source
NOV
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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the age of consequences
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleRemainder
the age of consequences
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Matthew Christopher
Label
Abandoned America : the age of consequences, Matthew Christopher
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [232]-[239])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
New Castle Elks Lodge -- Henryton State Hospital -- St. Peter's Episcopical Church -- Lebon Brothers Clothing Company -- Old Essex Prison -- Kohl's Motorcycle Sales & Service -- Bell Labs Holmodel Complex -- Carrie Furnaces -- The Church of the Transfiguration -- The Garman Opera House and Hotel Do De -- Frank R. Philips Power Station -- Norwich State Hospital -- Thomas A. Edison High School -- Packard Motor Car Company -- Holmesburg Prison -- St. Boniface -- St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church -- Huber Breaker -- Scranton Lace Company -- Westport Generating Station -- John Wilde & Brother -- Atlantic Avenue Power Station -- Lansdowne Theater -- Harmony House -- Fox Hotel -- Bethlehem Steel -- Eastalco Alcoa Works -- Essex County Jail Annex -- Ocean Vista Hospital -- New Jersey Zinc
Control code
sky2ocm69313738
Dimensions
22 x 30 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9782361950941
Lccn
bl2015021053
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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