French America: French Architecture from Colonialization to the Birth of a Nation

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French Heritage Society, 2004 - Architecture - 223 pages
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of America's purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France, a new publication, French America, explores the rich French architectural and cultural heritage in the United States. A highly visual book, with more than 200 striking, full-color photographs, French America contains a broad overview of the history and present state of French structures and sites still standing in the U.S. from the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico. The editor and photographer visited more than 150 French sites in 16 states to produce this elegant book which will be a delight for the mind and eye and will have a broad appeal to laymen, historians, architects and all lovers of French culture.

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