Houses of Worship: An Identification Guide to the History and Styles of American Religious Architecture

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Thunder Bay Press, 2003 - Architecture - 448 pages
A guidebook to the architectural styles of American churches and temples, Houses of Worship is highly illustrated with color photographs and explanatory line drawings. A survey of American religious architecture, this book is a history of the development of American religious history, a guidebook to assist in the identification of the style of individual buildings based on historical examples of typical buildings, and a travel guide to regional monuments of interesting architecture.

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This is a chronologically-organized survey of churches, synagogues, temples, and houses of worship of all kinds, including contemporary buildings. The book includes capable definitions of a wide ... Read full review


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Jeffery W. Howe is professor of fine arts at Boston College. He is the author of many books, including "Houses of Worship" and "The Symbolist Art of Fernand Khnopff,

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