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The American architect from the colonial era to the present

Author: Cecil D Elliott
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work is a history of the development of architecture as a profession in the United States. Part I covers the beginnings in Colonial times when there were no identifiable professionals. Part II examines the formation of the profession from 1800 to the Civil War. Part III covers the era up to World War I and the strengthening of the profession's status. Part IV brings the history up to the present." "Each part
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Genre/Form: History
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Elliott, Cecil D.
American architect from the colonial era to the present.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003
(OCoLC)606919550
Online version:
Elliott, Cecil D.
American architect from the colonial era to the present.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003
(OCoLC)608617517
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil D Elliott
ISBN: 0786413913 9780786413911
OCLC Number: 50643711
Description: vi, 193 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Before 1800: Colonial origins --
1800 to the Civil War: formation of the profession --
The Civil War to World War I: strengthening the profession --
World War I to the present: adaptation to extremes.
Other Titles: American architect
Responsibility: Cecil D. Elliott.

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A four-part history of the development of architecture as a profession in the USA. It covers: architecture's beginnings in colonial times; its development from 1800 to the Civil War; the  Read more...

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"meticulously researched...insightful...highly informative"--Public Library Quarterly; "interesting"--Catholic Library World.

 
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