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Building an American Identity Pattern Book Homes and Communities, 1870-1900

ISBN-10: 0761989633

ISBN-13: 9780761989639

Edition: 1999

Authors: Linda E. Smeins

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Description:

Building American Identity follows the evolution of the pattern book houses and how they represented the notion of home and community in American historical memory. The book also includes illustrations of such communities.
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 2/2/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction
National Identity and an American Style of Architecture
A House in Civilized Nature
Building America with Pattern Book Houses
True Americans Own Homes
The American Architect and Categories in the Profession
Defining the Modern House: Seeds of Disagreement, 1876-1881
The Modern Suburban House Holds Its Own
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index
About the Author