The American Porch: An Informal History of an Informal Place

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Lyons Press, 2002 - Architecture - 346 pages
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A fascinating look at an American institution--a place where public life meets private.

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The American porch: an informal history of an informal place

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In this delightful look at an American icon, journalist and documentary scriptwriter and producer Dolan traces the history of the porch, using this history to explore subjects such as architecture ... Read full review

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I ABSOLUTELY LOVED this book!! I usually read really serious books, but it was fun to just get lost in the history of the porch. Now I just love front porches!! The old fashioned big kind with a swing ... Read full review

Contents

My Porch and Welcome to It
5
As American As Ancient Greece
21
Loggia Logic Renaissance Roots
33
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Michael Dolan""is a native of Washington, DC, and a longtime journalist and historian. He wrote "The American Porch: An Informal History of an Informal Place.

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