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The architecture of democracy : American architecture and the legacy of the Revolution

Author: Allan Greenberg
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 2006.
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"In outlining what, specifically, about American architecture is democratic, and what makes it that way, Architecture of Democracy begins with a close look at seventeenth century building of the early colonies, and then explores the impact of the Revolution on American architecture in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, and shows how political ideals had a formative influence on the development of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenberg, Allan.
Architecture of democracy.
New York : Rizzoli, 2006
(OCoLC)607665304
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Greenberg
ISBN: 0847827933 9780847827930
OCLC Number: 70690331
Description: 203 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: The American house --
Public buildings --
Democracy, anthropomorphism, and architecture.
Responsibility: Allan Greenberg ; foreword by George P. Shultz.
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Illustrates how political thoughts and ideals influenced the development of American architecture - in particular the family home. This book offers a complete picture through tracing classical Greek  Read more...

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