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America's architectural roots : ethnic groups that built America

Author: Dell Upton; National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.
Publisher: New York : Preservation Press, ©1986.
Series: Building watchers series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Which ethnic groups introduced the log cabin? The front Porch? The sauna? Read about 22 different ethnic groups including Native Americans, African Americans, and Hawaiians who made significant contributions that still influence the face of America.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
America's architectural roots.
New York : Preservation Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)570555669
Online version:
America's architectural roots.
New York : Preservation Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)608257860
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dell Upton; National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.
ISBN: 0891331239 9780891331230 0471143499 9780471143499
OCLC Number: 14240611
Notes: "National Trust for Historic Preservation."
Description: 193 pages : illustrations ; 26 x 11 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Dell Upton --
Native Americans / Peter Nabokov and Bob Easton --
Native Hawaiians / Ray Morris --
Afro-Americans / John Michael Vlach --
Dutch / Dell Upton --
English / Cary Carson --
French / Jay D. Edwards --
Germans and Swiss / Edward A. Chappell --
Irish / Henry Glassie --
Russians / Anatole Senkevitch, Jr. --
Southeastern Spanish / Kathleen Deagan --
Southwestern Hispanics / Joe S. Graham --
Belgians / Charles F. Calkins and William G. Laatsch --
Chinese / Christopher Lee Yip --
Czechs / David Murphy --
Danes / Thomas Carter --
Finns / Matti Kaups --
German-Russians / Michael Koop --
Japanese / Ronald K.K. Lee --
Midwestern Germans / William H. Tishler --
Norwegians / Darrell D. Henning --
Swedes / Lena A:son Palmqvist --
Ukrainians / John C. Lehr.
Series Title: Building watchers series.
Other Titles: Roots.
Responsibility: edited by Dell Upton.

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Which ethnic groups introduced the log cabin? The front Porch? The sauna? Read about 22 different ethnic groups including Native Americans, African Americans, and Hawaiians who made significant contributions that still influence the face of America.

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