Making Time: Essays on the Nature of Los Angeles

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William L. Fox is a longtime explorer of cognition and landscape -- the notion of what makes a space into a place. In this book he turns his gaze on Los Angeles, a city dominated by the movie industry, which specializes in bringing places from far away in time into what we experience as here and now -- making time, in essence. Time, Fox tells us, is the most invisible nature of all, "its effects are always and everywhere around us." The five essays of this collection take us to the Le Brea Tar Pits and local oilfields, the ...

Making Time: Essays on the Nature of Los Angeles 2007, Shoemaker & Hoard

ISBN-13: 9781593761332

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