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Building America : the life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Author: Jean H Baker
Publisher: New York, NY, United States of America Oxford University Press [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Just as the revolutionaries of America sought to create a new society, so too did Benjamin Henry Latrobe seek to create buildings and oversee public works projects that would elevate the culture and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Henry Latrobe; Benjamin Henry Latrobe; Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean H Baker
ISBN: 9780190696450 0190696451
OCLC Number: 1143734082
Description: x, 286 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction Ch. 1 Itching Ears: The Early Life of Benjamin Latrobe Ch. 2 This New American Ch. 3 Capitol Projects: Latrobe in Washington, 1803-1813 Ch. 4 Beloved Mary and the Little Folks Ch. 5 Breaking Points: Pittsburgh and Washington, 1813- 1817 Ch. 6 Last Beginnings: Baltimore and New Orleans Conclusion Legacies NotesIndex
Responsibility: Jean H. Baker.

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