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Thomas Jefferson's academical village : the creation of an architectural masterpiece

Author: Richard Guy Wilson; Joseph M Lasala; Patricia C Sherwood
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village offers a comprehensive look at Jefferson's design for the University, at how it came into being, at the different perceptions of its successes and failures, and at the alterations that have taken place down through the years. The revised edition incorporates research that has been ongoing since the book first appeared in 1993, and includes a preface by Richard Guy Wilson, essays  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas Jefferson's academical village.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009
(OCoLC)742374309
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Guy Wilson; Joseph M Lasala; Patricia C Sherwood
ISBN: 9780813928302 0813928303
OCLC Number: 301798148
Description: xiv, 128 p. : ill. (some col.), plans, ports. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword / John T. Casteen III --
Preface --
Architecture for education : Jefferson's design of the academical village / Joseph M. Lasala, Patricia C. Sherwood, and Richard Guy Wilson --
Jefferson's lawn : perceptions, interpretations, preservation, meanings / Richard Guy Wilson.
Responsibility: Richard Guy Wilson, editor ; contributors, Joseph M. Lasala, Patricia C. Sherwood, and Richard Guy Wilson.

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Thomas Jefferson's design for the University of Virginia is widely hailed as a masterpiece. This title presents the story of the University that encompasses the political and architectural worlds, as  Read more...

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