On The Plaza

Author: Setha M. Low
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292788266
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In this wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary study, Setha M. Low explores the interplay of space and culture in the plaza, showing how culture acts to shape public spaces and how the physical form of the plaza encodes the social and economic ...

Plazas And Barrios

Author: Joseph L. Scarpaci
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816516315
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This book explores how heritage tourism and globalization are reshaping the Latin American centro hist—rico, analyzing the transformation of the urban core from town plaza to historic center in nine cities: Bogot‡, Colombia; Buenos ...


Author: Robert Hershberger
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130549962X
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The Plazas Of New Mexico

Author: Chris Wilson
ISBN: 9781595340832
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"Historians, architects, urbanists, and preservationists document the rich heritage of New Mexico's community places in Native American, Hispanic, and Anglo cultures, analyzing everyday life and community celebrations from and profiling 22 ...

Mesoamerican Plazas

Author: Kenichiro Tsukamoto
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816598797
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Plazas in the mixteca alta, Formative to Postclassic Periods Number of plazas %
of total % of total Sites Sites Sites Sites Phases sites plazas plazas plazas %
plazas % per phase plazas sites Early/middle cruz 51 1 50 1.96 98.04 1 0.43
0.10 Late cruz 237 7 230 2.95 97.05 7 3.02 0.70 ramos 169 38 131 22.49 77.51
61 26.29 3.80 Las Flores 341 62 279 18.18 81.82 85.5 36.85 6.21 natividad 843
51 792 6.05 93.95 77 33.19 5.11 were more than likely counted several times,
the true ...

People Places

Author: Clare Cooper Marcus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471288336
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Is There a Role for the Urban Plaza? In Dreaming of Urban Plazas, Robert
Jensen points out that we are frequently disappointed in the urban places we
create because we imagine that they will be like the quintessential urban spaces
of Siena or Barcelona. It is indicative that we call them plazas or sometimes
piazzas. Our own English word "place" won't do. "Place" is derived from the Latin
word "platea" meaning an open space or broadened street as in the Spanish "
plaza" and the ...