Architectural Heritage of the Caribbean: An A-Z of Historic Buildings

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Ian Randle Publishers, 2000 - History - 340 pages
Spanish cathedrals and convents, Dutch gabled warehouses, English country houses, and French ironwork market buildings: all these have survived the perils of earthquakes and hurricanes." "Featuring over one thousand architectural sites across the region, this comprehensive guide describes churches, plantation houses, fortresses and ordinary homes. With a useful glossary of architectural terms and advice on what to look out for, it covers notable and interesting buildings in every island from the Bahamas down to Trinidad."

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