American Architectural History: A Contemporary Reader

American Architectural History: A Contemporary Reader

by Keith Eggener

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This major new text presents a collection of recent writings on architecture and urbanism in the United States, with topics ranging from colonial to contemporary times.  In terms of content and scope, there is no collection, in or out of print, directly comparable to this one. The essays are drawn from the past twenty years' of publishing in the field, arranged chronologically from colonial to contemporary and accessible in thematic groupings, contextualized and introduced by Keith Eggener.

Drawing together 24 illustrated essays by major and emerging scholars in the field, American Architectural History is a valuable resource for students of the history of American art, architecture, urbanism, and material culture.

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ISBN-13: 9781134399246
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/31/2004
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 880,819
File size: 11 MB
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Staking Claim, Shaping Space  Part 2: Building the Republic  Part 3: Materialism and Mediation in the Gilded Age  Part 4: Visions of a New Era: Seeing Self, Seeing Others, Being Seen  Part 5: Shifting Scenes: Modernism and Postmodernism  Part 6: The City in Question

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