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The American Heritage history of notable American houses.

Author: Marshall B Davidson
Publisher: New York, American Heritage Pub. Co. [1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of life in America in terms of the houses Americans have planned, built, and lived in. From this we can reconstruct the growth of ideas, of cultural patterns, and of practical expedients that have led to the problems and possibilities that are our present inheritance.
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Davidson, Marshall B.
American Heritage history of notable American houses.
New York, American Heritage Pub. Co. [1971]
(OCoLC)567808373
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall B Davidson
ISBN: 0070154678 9780070154674 0070154686 9780070154681
OCLC Number: 179823
Description: 383 pages illustrations 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Our medieval legacy --
Georgian classics --
Federal classic --
Greeks, Goths and Tuscans --
In search of a style --
Homes of our century.
Other Titles: Notable American houses.
Responsibility: Author and editor in charge, Marshall B. Davidson. Biographical essays, Margot P. Brill.

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Tells the story of life in America in terms of the houses Americans have planned, built, and lived in. From this we can reconstruct the growth of ideas, of cultural patterns, and of practical expedients that have led to the problems and possibilities that are our present inheritance.

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