Architecture, men, women and money in America, 1600-1860

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Random House, Dec 12, 1985 - Architecture - 526 pages
A study of American domestic architecture before the Civil War, as seen from the point of view of the wealthy patrons who commissioned the great houses, presents an original economic and cultural history of the United States

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Kennedy provides an overview of the evolution of American architecture from its colonial beginnings to the eve of the Civil War. The rich narrative traces the dominant architectural styles as ... Read full review


The Atlantic Progression
Going Ashore to Stay Ashore
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Roger G. Kennedy is director emeritus of the National Museum of American History and former director of the National Park Service. He has written ten books and coedited "Living on the Edge: Economic, Institutional and Management Perspectives on Wildfire Hazard in the Urban Interface.

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